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February 15 Legislative Report

February 15, 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
House on furlough

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Larry Martin, met Tuesday.
Testimony was heard from James I. Warren of Greenville on his statewide appointment to the State Ethics Commission.
Sen. Shane Massey presented the Agency Oversight Subcommittee Report on the Children’s Trust Fund.

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 213 Raffles
S. 239 Raffles

Favorable Report with minority report:
S.92 NDAA Nullification Act
S. 137 DUI and DUS for person under 21 years of age

Carried Over:
Regulation 4283 (Oral Argument)
Regulation 4286 (Mediation)
S. 221 Commercial Code-funds transfers
S. 323 Uniform Commercial Code - Secured Transaction

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
House on furlough

The Senate Finance Criminal Justice Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Michael Fair, met Wednesday. The Judicial Department budget was presented by Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal.

Thursday, February 14, 2013
House on furlough

The Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee on Affordable Health Care Act met Thursday and testimony was heard on ACA but no bills were reported out.

Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 146, chaired by Sen. Paul Campbell, met Thursday.

Favorable Report:
S. 146 Department of Community and Institutional Corrections. Judge Byars of the Department of Corrections testified on the bill.

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

S. 371 Child custody
S. 372 Administrative Law Court
S. 375 Dilapidated Buildings Act
S. 376 Uniform Commercial Code
S. 390 Health coverage for child

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

*bolding indicates S.C. Bar membership