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April 19 Legislative Report

April 19, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Larry Martin, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 250 Charitable funds
H. 3091 Charitable funds act
S. 3011 Purple Heart Day

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 423 On-premises consumption of beer
H. 3554 Beer and Wine
S. 330 Sine Die Adjournment (with Minority Report)

Carried Over:
S. 115 Constitutional Carry Act
S. 404 Retail liquor store licenses
S. 124 Liability of Members and Managers of LLCs
S. 412 Certified campaign reports
S. 505 Public Integrity Unit established

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The House Judiciary Family and Probate Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter McCoy, met Wednesday.
Favorable Report as amended:
S. 143 Probate Code. Catherine Kennedy, Prof. Alan Medlin, and Probate Judges Deidre Edmonds and Carolyn Rogers testified in favor of this bill.

Carried Over:
H. 3169 Grounds for divorce. Pat Forbis testified on this bill.
H. 3170 Grounds for divorce (Constitutional Amendment)

The House Full Judiciary, chaired by Rep. Greg Delleney, met Wednesday.
Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3945 State Ethics Commission
H. 3464 Child Custody

Carried Over:
H. 3102 Jaidon's Law
H. 3197 Division of Elections
H. 3822 Concealed weapon permit
H. 3149 Precious metals
H. 3124 Child Abuse
H. 3894 Eminent Domain

The Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Ronnie Cromer, met Wednesday.
Carried Over:
S. 145 Insurance Trade

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Gerald Malloy, met Wednesday.
Favorable Report as amended:
S. 268 Certification of Domestic & Foreign Records

Carried Over:
S. 273 Assault and Battery Offenses. David Ross, Executive Director of SC Commission on Prosecution Coordination, and Heath Taylor, attorney in Columbia, testified on this bill.
S. 275 Multijurisdictional Task Force. Josh Rhodes, staff attorney with SC Association of Counties, testified on this bill.

The Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Raymond Cleary, met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 581 Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 448 Physicians Assistants

Thursday, April 18, 2013
The House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Jenny Horne, met Thursday.
Favorable Report:
S. 382 Manufacturers and dealers
S. 323 UCC - Secured Transactions
S. 221 UCC - Fund Transfers

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Chip Campsen, met Thursday.
Favorable Report as amended:
S. 562 Rental recovery for improvements made in good faith. James C. Hardin III of Rock Hill testified in favor of this bill.

The Senate Medical Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Harvey Peeler, met Thursday.
Favorable Report:
S. 508 Free Clinic Awareness Day
S. 568 Certificate of Need
S. 581 Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 290 Telemedicine Insurance Reimbursement Act
H. 3097 Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund
S. 448 Physician assistant


House and Senate introductions are available online. The following are a number of bills of interest that were introduced last week:
H. 3948 Dilapidated Buildings Act
H. 3959 Sexual exploitation of a minor
S. 631 Health insurance
 

Questions related to legislation can be directed to Kali Campbell Turner at (803) 799 6653, ext. 170 or kturner@scbar.org. Additional information can be found at http://www.scstatehouse.gov/.

*bolding indicates S.C. Bar membership
 

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