February 28 Legislative Report

February 28, 2014

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The House Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3169 – Grounds for Divorce
H. 3170 – Grounds for Divorce
H. 3134 – Methods of entering a satisfaction of mortgage
H. 4347 - Children’s Advocacy Medical Response System Act

Favorable Report as amended:
H. 4560 – Expungement of criminal records
S. 19 – Bond revocations

The Senate Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 687 - Blind Person's Right To Parent Act

Favorable Report s amended:
S. 416 – Texting
*Minority report added by Senator Lee Bright
S. 459 – Use of cellphone while operating a motor vehicle

Carried over:
S. 520 – Use of restraints on juvenile defendants
S. 841 – Childcare facilities
H. 3024 – Child abuse
H. 3124 – Child abuse
S. 343 – Uniform Commercial Code

The Senate Finance Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3561 – Accommodation tax

Carried over:
S. 511 – Four percent assessment ratio

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

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 908 – Risk-based capital

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 569 – Competitive Insurance Act
S. 826 – Workers’ compensation insurance
S. 909 – Captive insurance companies
S. 1007 – Mortgage Foreclosures

The Senate Education K-12 Subcommittee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
Document 391 - School Superintendent Compensation and Benefits/Expenses (Repeal 43-162)
Document 4397 - School Admission
Document 4403 - Displaying the Flag
Document 4404 - Minimum Standards of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Enforcement Procedures to be Implemented by Local School Districts
Document 4408 - Student Attendance
Document 4421 - Defined Program for the Palmetto Unified School District (PUSD)

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 300 - General provisions concerning education

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.857 and S.887 met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 887 – Alteration, modification or rescission for a court order

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 857 – Felonies and misdemeanors

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 375 met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 375 – Dilapidated Buildings Act

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on H.3369 and R.4399 met Wednesday.
Carried over:
H. 3369 – Workers’ Compensation

Thursday, February 27, 2014
The House Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee met Thursday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3959 – Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
H. 3361 – Domestic Abuse
H. 4476 – DUI Video Recorded at Breath Site

The House Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee met Thursday.
Favorable Report:
H. 4644 – Real Estate Appraisers License and Certification Act

Favorable Report as amended:
H. 4578 – Modular Building Construction 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/.