March 14 Legislative Report

March 14, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Senate Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 864 - Children’s Advocacy Medical Response System Act
S. 887 - Alteration, modification or rescission of a court order

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 841 - Childcare facilities
*Minority report added.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Senate Education Committee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 3784 - National Guard College Assistance Program

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 93 - Tuition rates (for students utilizing GI Bill)
S. 300 - General provisions concerning education
*Minority report added.
S. 888 - Academic Standards Accountability Act
*Minority report added.
H. 3086 - Tuition rates for military personnel and dependents
*Minority report added.
H. 3919 - Exit exam requirement to graduate high school

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 552 met Wednesday.
Carried over:
S. 552 - Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act. Prof. Martin McWilliams (USC Law School) appeared.

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on H. 3247 met Wednesday.
H. 3247 - Circuit Solicitors. Chief Justice Jean Toal (S.C. Supreme Court) testified in opposition to this bill. David Ross (Commission on Prosecution Coordination) and David Stumbo (8th Circuit Solicitor) testified in support of this bill.

The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee met Wednesday.
Favorable Report:
S. 1065 - Limited Licensing of Self-Storage Facilities

Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee met Thursday.
Advanced to full Committee without a vote:
S. 204 - Abortion

Favorable Report as amended:
S. 1035 - Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Treatment Research Act
S. 1036 - Dental Sedation Act

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 83, S. 457 and S. 527 met Thursday.
Carried over:
S. 83 - Personhood Act of South Carolina
S. 457- Personhood Act of South Carolina
S. 527 - Pregnant Women’s Protection 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/.