February 22 Legislative Report

February 25, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Jenny Horne, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3147 Workers' Compensation
H. 3145 Expedited ejectment by landlord. Annie Wilson of Capitol Consultants testified on the bill.

The House Full Judiciary, chaired by Rep. Greg Delleney, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3378 Volunteer Service Personnel Appreciation Act

Adjourned Debate:
H. 3176 Voting
H. 3163 Freedom of Information Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Larry Martin, met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 221 Commercial Code-funds transfers
S. 323 Uniform Commercial Code - Secured Transaction

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 308 Firearms (Minority Report)
S. 53 Superintendent of Education (Minority Report)

Carried over:
Regulation 4283 (Oral Argument)
Regulation 4286 (Mediation)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 143, chaired by Sen. Gerald Malloy, met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 143 Probate Code

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The House Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. David Weeks, met Thursday.
Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3193 Computation of time served
H. 3074 Uniform Traffic Tickets
H. 3451 Uniform traffic ticket

Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3342 Bench Warrants. Josh Rhodes of the SC Association of Counties testified on the bill.

Adjourned Debate:
H. 3251 Forfeiture procedures for seized property

The House Judiciary General Laws Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Derham Cole, met Thursday.
Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3512 Alcoholic Beverage Retailers
H. 3554 Brewery Sales and Samples

Adjourned Debate:
H. 3539 Election Day Liquor Sales

The Senate Corrections and Penology Committee on S. 146, met Thursday.
Favorable Report as amended:
S. 146 Department of Community and Institutional Corrections.

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on H.3247, chaired by Sen. Chip Campsen, met on Thursday.
Carried over:
H.3247 Circuit solicitors

House and Senate introductions are available online. The following are a number of bills of interest that were introduced last week:
H. 3537 Magistrate Court
H. 3562 Uniform traffic ticket
H. 3567 Mental health
H. 3569 Uniform Commercial Code - Secured Transactions
H. 3589 Hate crimes
H. 3602 Stealing or stolen goods
S. 396 Uniform Principal and Income Act
S. 405 Administrative Law Judges
S. 416 Texting

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