February 21 Legislative Report

February 21, 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 908 – Risk-based capital
S. 909 – Captive insurance companies. John Moore (Nelson Mullins), Neil Rashley (SC Bankers Association), and Tom Brumgardt (Nelson Mullins) testified in support of this bill.

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 1007 – Mortgage Foreclosures

The Senate Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Recommitted to Subcommittee:
S. 150 No parole offenses

Unfavorable Report:
S. 115 Constitutional Carry Act

The Senate Finance Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 825 – Property Tax Exemption on Certain Property on US Military Bases
S. 812 – Rural Infrastructure Authority

Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3027 – Property Tax Assessments for Active Duty Military
H. 3089 – Income Tax Deduction for Volunteer Constables

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Senate Education K-12 Subcommittee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
Document 4392 -Interscholastic Activities (Repeal 43-244)
Document 4396 - Utilization of General Teacher Certification (Repeal 43-243.4)
Document 4405 - Operation and Funding of Teacher Training Courses in Mathematics, Science, Reading and Computer Education (Repeal 43-500)
Document 4409 - Teacher Grants (Repeal 201.1)

Carried Over:
Document 4391 - School Superintendent Compensation and Benefits/Expenses (Repeal 43-162)
S. 300 - General provisions concerning education
S. 888 – Academic Standards Accountability Act
H. 3919 – Exit exam requirement to graduate high school

The Senate General Committee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 764 – SC Vulnerable Adult Guardian Ad Litem Program
*Minority report added by Sen. Lee Bright

The Senate Judiciary Committee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 520 – Use of Restraints on Juveniles in Court.

Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Senate Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee met Thursday.
Favorable Report:
H. 4560 – Expungement of Criminal Records. Josh Rhodes and William Bilton testified in support of this bill.

Favorable as amended:
S. 19– Relating to Bonds. Josh Rhodes testified in support of this bill.

The Senate Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee met Thursday.
Favorable Report as amended:
H. 3134 – Methods of entering a satisfaction of mortgage. Neil Rashley testified in support of this bill.

Carried over:
S. 408 – Stopping, standing and parking a vehicle in the roadway
H. 3400 – Department of Social Services
H. 3948 – Dilapidated Buildings Act

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/.