Legislation Assigned to the House Judy Committee (112)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/1/2024


H 3009 Requires all defendants in state summary courts facing criminal charges to be informed of their right to counselSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all defendants in state summary courts facing criminal charges with the possibility of imprisonment to be informed of their right to counsel.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts House
Of Interest
H 3014 Enacts the Clementa C. Pinckney Hate Crimes Act02.28.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2023 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.28.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.23.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates additional penalties for people who commit certain crimes when the victim was intentionally selected based on certain factors. 
Sponsor: Wendell Gilliard House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 3/31/2023
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2023 General Governance House
Priority
H 3036 Creates the offense of unlawful trackingSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates the offense of unlawful tracking and defines the term "tracking device."
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts House Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3045 Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been institutedSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted or charges have not been filed within 30 days of the seizure.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3046 Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceedingSummary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the exception to waivers of immunity in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Tort Reform
Of Interest
H 3096 Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Withholds all Local Government Fund disbursements from counties and municipalities that relocate or remove certain monuments. This bill also requires any member of a municipal or county council that votes in favor of removing a monument is guilty of misconduct in office.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kilmartin Status Date: 4/27/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3102 Enacts the Stop Social Media Censorship Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Stops certain social media censorship and provides penalties.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Beach Status Date: 2/2/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 3144 Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum01.10.2024 The House Judiciary General Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the sale of alcoholic liquors on Sunday to be authorized by referendum.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
H 3178 Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violenceSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violence. The bill also provides for civil liability for breaches of these duties.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Tort Reform
Of Interest
H 3209 Extends certain governmental approvals affecting economic development in the state03.28.2023 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.24.2023 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the development approval date from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2020.01.18.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes two sections that pertain to SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends certain governmental approvals and permits affecting economic development in the state.
Sponsor: Wallace Jordan House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 87 Status Date: 7/6/2023
Keywords: Economic Development House
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H 3244 Requires candidates that vacate office due to a criminal conviction to reimburse the election authority for a special electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires candidates that vacate office because of a criminal conviction to reimburse the appropriate election authority for any election related to filling the vacated seat.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bauer Status Date: 1/25/2023
Keywords: Elections House
Of Interest
H 3263 Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every countySummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every county to investigate instances of alleged police brutality and publish a report. 
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3270 Requires reporting on a statement of economic interest any gift with a value of $25 or more in a daySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires reporting on a statement of economic interests any gift with a value of $25 or more in a day or a total of $200 or more in a calendar year.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Ethics House
Of Interest
H 3277 Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general electionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Insurance director to be elected by qualified electors in a general election.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: General Governance House
Of Interest
H 3327 Limits the time period that a circuit court must make a final ruling on an action to enforce FOIA02.09.2023 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Limits the time period to one year after filing that a circuit court must make a final ruling on an action to enforce the SC Freedom of Information Act. 
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: FOIA House
Of Interest
H 3331 Enacts the Ban the Box ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits job applications from including questions related to criminal convictions unless the conviction directly relates to the employment. 
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Employment/Personnel House
Of Interest
H 3338 Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a framework to institutionalize high standards for policing practices and conduct by the establishment of Citizen Review Boards.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: House Police
Of Interest
H 3339 Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds a new chapter of law that makes changes to law enforcement requirements and standards.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police
Of Interest
H 3346 Requires all law enforcement agencies to employ or maintain contracts with licensed mental health professionalsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to employ or maintain contracts with licensed mental health professionals.
Sponsor: Jermaine Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3347 Allows people who are subjects in data recorded by a body-worn cameras to request and receive the dataSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows people who are subjects in data recorded by a body-worn cameras to request and receive the data without pursuing action under the Rules of Criminal Procedure or Civil Procedure.
Sponsor: Jermaine Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3352 Requires law enforcement officers to complete annual continuing law enforcement education credits in diversity trainingSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers to complete annual continuing law enforcement education credits in diversity training.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3353 Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation before they can become certifiedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation conducted by the Law Enforcement Training Council before they can become certified or recertified.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
Of Interest
H 3367 Requires inmates held in state or local detention facilities be allowed at least one in-person meeting each monthSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires inmates held in state or local detention facilities be allowed at least one in-person meeting each month.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts General Governance House
Of Interest
H 3368 Requires inmates confined to municipal detention facilities access to legal counsel when requested by the inmateSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires inmates confined to municipal detention facilities access to legal counsel when requested by the inmate under certain circumstances.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House
Of Interest
H 3370 Prohibits municipal detention facilities from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging telephone communicationsSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipal detention facilities from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging telephone communications between inmates and other people.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Courts General Governance House
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Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc