Posted in: Lawyers None, Weekly Legislative Report

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The House Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
H. 4478 - South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
H. 4729 - Retail Dealer Licenses

Favorable Report as Amended:
H. 4469 - Handicapped Parking Violation Tickets

Adjourned Debate:
H. 3139 - Permits for On-Premises Consumption – Baseball Complex Biennial License
H. 3830 - Former Employees of a State Agency
S. 6 - Penalties for Mistreating Police Dogs and Horses

The Senate Judiciary Committee met Tuesday.
Favorable Report:
Workers’ Compensation Commissioner T. Scott Beck
Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Gene McCaskill
Workers’ Compensation Commissioner R. Michael Campbell II

S. 955 - Public Utilities Review Committee

Adjourned debate:
S. 954 – Public Service Commission

No Action:
S. 217 - Personhood Act of South Carolina
S. 346 - South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act
S. 449 - South Carolina Constitutional Carry Act of 2017
H. 3318 - Illegal Immigration Unit
S. 541 - Abuse and Neglect
H. 3865 - Pregnancy Accommodations Act

The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S. 910 met Tuesday.
Carried over:
S. 910 - Judicial Salaries

The Senate Finance Special Subcommittee on S. 725 met Tuesday.
Favorable Report as Amended:
S. 725 – Salaries of SC Constitutional Officers

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The House General Laws Subcommittee met Wednesday.
No action:
H. 3126 – Child Custody Orders
Ben Stevens (The Stevens Firm, P.A. Family Law Center), David Shea (Shea and Barron) and Rebecca Creel (Lester & Hendrix) testified.

The Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee met Wednesday.
Carried over:
S. 349 – Workers’ Compensation Provisions

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 Additional information can be found at