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January 22 Legislative Report

February 01, 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The House Ways and Means Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Mike Pitts, met on Tuesday. A budget presentation was given by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson.

The House Full Judiciary, chaired by Rep. Greg Delleney, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3247 Circuit solicitors
H. 3298 Election commission and board of registration
H. 3021 Iran Divestment Act

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The House Judiciary Family and Probate Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter McCoy, met Wednesday.
Favorable report as amended:
H. 3102 Jaidon’s Law
H. 3024 Child Abuse

The House Judiciary General Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Derham Cole, met Wednesday.
Favorable report:
H. 3191 Mopeds

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Larry Martin, met Wednesday.
Favorable report as amended:
S. 22 Restructuring Act of 2013; State Agency Deficit Prevention and Recognition Act

Thursday, January 24, 2013
The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Bruce Bannister, met Thursday.
Favorable report:
H. 3340 Legislative Session

House and Senate introductions are available online. The following are a number of bills of interest that were introduced last week:

H. 3371 Child abuse and neglect
H. 3391 Human trafficking resource hotline
H. 3396 Release upon posting bond
H. 3400 Department of Social Services
H. 3415 Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act
H. 3416 Healthcare Provider Inquiry
H. 3424 SC Child Development Education Program
S. 267 Mail fraud or wire fraud
S. 269 Testimony of defendants
S. 271 Attempted murder
S. 273 Assault and battery offenses
S. 276 Firearms
S. 284 Human trafficking resource hotline

Questions related to legislation can be directed to Kali Campbell Turner at (803) 799 6653, ext. 170 or Additional information can be found at

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