June 1 Legislative Report

June 01, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The House Full Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jim Harrison, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 168 Timber

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 300 Department of Juvenile Justice
S. 263 Accident causing death
S. 45 Bond reconsideration
S. 1329 Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services
S. 1099 Juvenile parole board members to receive a hearing fee
S.1055 Revision to the composition of Judicial Council
S. 859 Residential treatment facilities for children and adolescents that prohibit licensure by DHEC
S. 1354 Cease and desist orders issued by Securities Commission
S. 1321 Amendment to the Omnibus Crime Reduction and Sentencing Reform Act

Committed to subcommittee:
S. 1246 Cruelty to animals

The Senate Full Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Larry Martin, met Tuesday.  
Favorable Report:
H. 4758 Jury Commissioners
H. 4821 Filing of court documents by electronic means created
H. 3274 Ejectment of tenant
H. 3209 Domestic abuse
H. 3235 Freedom of Information Act (with Minority Report)

Favorable Report as amended:
H. 4945 Voter registration
H. 3127 Pardons
H 4798 Municipal Court trials
H. 5104 Testimony given to a committee or subcommittee of General Assembly
H. 3130 Sexting

Carried Over:
S. 1405 Benefit Corporation Act
S. 934 Special purpose districts
S. 1381 Alcohol temporary permits

Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Joint Other Funds Oversight Committee met Thursday. Patton Adams, Executive Director of the S.C. Commission on Indigent Defense, was heard on a request for interim adjustment.  

House and Senate introductions are available online.

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