Bills Pending South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee

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SCS0040N/ABy Adding Chapter 85, To Enact The "south Carolina False Claims Act" Providing For Definitions Of Certain Terms, Liability For False Or Fraudulent Claims Under Certain Circumstances, Procedures For Civil Actions For False Claims, The Procedure And Co...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0262N/AEnact The "uniform Voidable Transactions Act", To Strengthen Creditor Protections By Providing Remedies For Certain Transactions By A Debtor That Are Unfair To The Debtor's Creditors, To Provide Choice Of Law Rules, And To Define Necessary Terms.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0188N/ARelating To Trafficking In Persons, By Adding Section 16-3-2110, To Enact The "safe Harbor For Exploited Minors Act," To Provide For Protection Of The Identity Of Minor Victims Of Trafficking In Persons, And To Provide Certain Protections To Minors C...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0273N/ARelating To Notice To Creditors In Probate Proceedings, To Provide That, Upon Receiving Notice As Prescribed By Law, Creditors May Only Communicate With The Decedent's Personal Representative Concerning Outstanding Debts Unless Otherwise Directed By ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0048N/ARelating To The Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee, To Reestablish The Sentencing Reform Oversight Committee.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0128N/ARelating To Property That May Be Ordered To Be Applied Toward The Satisfaction Of A Judgment, To Provide, Instead Of A Complete Exemption Of The Earnings Of A Judgment Debtor For His Personal Services, That Only Seventy-five Percent Of The Earnings O...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0192N/AMake Application By The State Of South Carolina, Under Article V Of The United States Constitution, For Congress To Call A Convention Of The States Restricted To Proposing Amendments To The United States Constitution Regarding Campaign Finance Reform...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0180N/ARelating To Trespasses And The Unlawful Use Of The Property Of Others, By Adding Section 16-11-605, To Provide That It Is Unlawful To Operate An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Within A Certain Distance Of A Federal Military Installation; To Provide For Disp...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0268N/AAuthorize The General Assembly To Enact Term Limitations For Its Members By Law.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0027N/AA Bill A Bill To Amend Section Article 3, Chapter 53, Title 44, Of The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Narcotics And Controlled Substances, To Prohibit The Possession Of One Dosage Unit Or Less Of A Controlled Substance, And To Prov...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0286N/ARelating To The Department Of Juvenile Justice's Board Of Juvenile Parole, To Change Quorum Requirements To Conform To Board Membership Changes.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0047N/ARelating To Judgment And Execution, To Provide That, Notwithstanding Any Other Provision Of Law, A Person Must Not Be Sentenced To Death Or A Term Of Imprisonment For Life Without The Possibility Of Parole If That Person Was Less Than Eighteen Years ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0029N/ARelating To The Courts, By Adding Section 14-1-250, To Prevent A Court Or Other Enforcement Authority From Enforcing Foreign Law In This State From A Forum Outside Of The United States Or Its Territories Under Certain Circumstances.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0290N/ARelating To Drive-through Or Curb Service Of Alcoholic Beverages, To Provide That The Department May Not Generate License Fees To Be Deposited In The General Fund Of The State Through The Issuance Of Licenses Or Permits For On Or Off Premises Consump...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0285N/AAmend Section 3, Article V Of The Constitution Of This State, Relating To The Election Of Members Of The Supreme Court, Section 8, Article V, Relating To The Election Of Judges Of The Court Of Appeals, Section 13, Article V, Relating To Judicial Circ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0154N/AA Bill To Amend Section 14-17-325 Of The South Carolina Code Of Laws, 1976, Related To Clerks Of Court, To Require That Every Clerk Of Court Shall Report To The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Within Ten Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0204N/AAn Amendment To Section 7, Article Vi Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, 1895, As Amended, Relating To The Constitutional Officers Of This State, To Delete The Superintendent Of Education From The List Of State Officers Which The Constitution Req...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0038N/AGrant The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Specific And Exclusive Jurisdiction And Authority To Conduct An Investigation Of All Officer-involved Shootings That Result, Or Could Have Resulted, In Bodily Injury Or Death, To Allow For An Investig...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0210N/ARelating To The Filing Of Campaign Reports By Candidates And Committees, To Require Candidates And Committees To Contemporaneously File Campaign Bank Account Statements For The Previous Quarter's Campaign Report.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0250N/AProvide That An Elected Local, State, Or Federal Public Official Whose Office Is Declared Vacant Due To A Criminal Conviction During The Official's Term Of Office Shall Reimburse The Appropriate State Or Local Elections Authority For The Actual Costs...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0276N/ARelating To Miscellaneous Offenses Involving Weapons, By Adding Section 16-23-540, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Threaten, Solicit Another To Threaten, Or Conspire To Threaten To Cause Damage, Serious Bodily Injury, Or Death Or To Ca...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0037N/ARelating To A Presentation Of Identification When An Elector Presents Himself To Vote, To Provide That Electors Who Fail To Produce A Valid And Current Photograph Identification May Complete A Written Statement At The Polling Place And Affirm That Th...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0098N/ARelating To The Civil Jurisdiction Of The Magistrates' Court, To Increase The Civil Jurisdiction From Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars To Ten Thousand Dollars.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0057N/AProvide That The General Assembly By Law, In Specified Areas Of The State, May Provide For The Conduct Of Gambling And Gaming Activities On Which Bets Are Made To Include Pari-mutuel Betting On Horse Racing, Sports Betting On Professional Sports, Cas...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0251N/AProhibit Members Of The General Assembly Or Candidates For The General Assembly From Soliciting Or Accepting Campaign Contributions From A Utility, Company, Corporation, Entity, Joint Venture, Or "person", As Defined In Section 8-13-1300, Who Possess...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0196N/ARelating To The Issuance Of A License To An Unmarried Female And Male Under Eighteen Years Of Age When The Female Is Pregnant Or Has Borne A Child.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0147N/AImpose A Mandatory Minimum Wage For People Employed In The State Who Are Eligible For The Minimum Wage Provided By Federal Law, If Any; To Provide A Private Cause Of Action For A Violation; To Provide The Attorney General May Bring A Civil Action; To...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0083N/ARelating To Forms And Reports By Candidates For Election By The General Assembly, To Enact The "boards And Commissions Election Reform Act," By Adding Section 8-13-940, To Provide That Candidates For Election By The General Assembly Must File A Campa...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0159N/AChange The Penalty For First Offense Trafficking Of At Least Ten Pounds But Less Than One Hundred Pounds Of Marijuana.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0254N/AEstablish The South Carolina Citizens Redistricting Commission For The Purpose Of Submitting Reapportionment Plans To The General Assembly And To Provide For The Selection, Qualifications, Powers, Duties, And Terms Of The Commission And Its Members.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0135N/APropose An Amendment To The South Carolina Constitution, 1895, By Adding Article Xviii, To Provide For An Independent Reapportionment Commission, To Provide For The Membership Of The Commission And The Manner In Which Members Of The Commission Are Ch...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0059N/AA Bill To Repeal Act 233 Of 2018, Relating To The Provision That Workers' Compensation Commission Hearings Concerning Compensation Payable Must Be Held In The Districts In Which The Injuries Occurred Instead Of The Cities Or Counties In Which The Inj...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0140N/ARequire The South Carolina State Election Commission To Submit A Plan And Process For The Purchase Of New Voting Machines By December 31, 2019, To Prohibit The Purchase Of New Voting Machines Until The General Assembly Reviews And Approves The Plan, ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0261N/ADesignate The Second Tuesday In May Of Each General Election Year "primary Election Day" And The First Tuesday Following The First Monday In November In Each Even-numbered Year "general Election Day" As Legal Holidays.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0003N/ARelating To Campaign Practices, To Provide For Disclosures And Disclaimers By An Independent Expenditure Committee Related To The Independent Expenditure Committee's Election Communications; And To Define Necessary Terms.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0022N/AProvide For The Automatic Expungement Of A Juvenile's Records For Status Offenses, With Exceptions.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0082N/AAn Amendment To Section 7, Article Vi Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, 1895, As Amended, Relating To The Constitutional Officers Of This State, To Delete The Secretary Of State From The List Of State Officers That The Constitution Requires To B...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0110N/AA Bill To Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws, 1976, By Adding Section 58-27-1025 To Allow The Public Service Commission To Authorize The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purposes Of Offsetting And Reducing Prudently Incurred Costs Due To A State Of Emerg...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0270N/AProvide After July 1, 2019, A Person May Not Be Elected Or Appointed To A Judicial Office That Is Filled By Election Or Appointment Of The General Assembly If That Person Is An Immediate Family Member Of A Sitting Member Of The General Assembly, Or A...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0117N/ARelating To Reckless Vehicular Homicide, To Provide That A Person Who Is Convicted Of, Pleads Guilty To, Or Pleads Nolo Contendere To Reckless Vehicular Homicide Is Guilty Of A Felony And Must Be Fined Not Less Than Five Thousand Dollars Nor More Tha...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0141N/AAllow The Tabulation Of Absentee Ballots To Begin At 9:00 A.m. On The Calendar Day Immediately Preceding Election Day.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0293N/AProvide A Concealed Weapon Permit Holder May Carry A Concealable Weapon On School Property Leased By A Church For Church Services Or Official Church Activities If The Church Or Its Governing Body Provides Express Permission To The Permit Holder, And ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0017N/AProvide That Each County Board Of Voter Registration And Elections Is Responsible For Certifying That County's Candidates For County Coroner And County Sheriff.
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2018-12-12
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SCS0030N/AAn Amendment To Article Xvii Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, 1895, Relating To Miscellaneous Constitutional Matters, By Adding Section 16, To Establish A Specified Procedure For The Enactment Or Repeal Of Laws And Constitutional Amendments By ...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0137N/ARelating To An Electric Utility's Participation In Profits Arising From Efficiency, To Require The Public Service Commission To Establish Performance Incentives And Penalty Mechanisms That Directly Tie An Electric Utility's Revenues To That Utility's...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0049N/AAn Amendment To Section 1, Article Xvii Of The Constitution Of South Carolina, Relating To Qualifications Of Officers, To Exempt Members Of College Or University Boards Of Trustees From The Requirement That They Possess The Qualifications Of An Elect...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0006N/APropose An Amendment To The South Carolina Constitution, 1895, By Adding Article Xviii, To Provide For An Independent Reapportionment Commission, To Provide For The Membership Of The Commission And The Manner In Which Members Of The Commission Are Ch...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0249N/AProvide For An Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission To Be Known As The "south Carolina Citizens Redistricting Commission", To Require The General Assembly To Provide For The Membership And Funding Of The Commission And The Manner In Which Me...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0274N/AA Bill To Amend Section 23-3-130 Of The South Carolina Code, 1976, Relating To Criminal History Background Checks Provided By The State Law Enforcement Division, To Require The State Law Enforcement Division To Provide Criminal Background Checks To T...
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2018-12-12
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SCS0184N/ARelating To Campaign Bank Accounts, To Provide That All Contributions Received By Candidates Shall Be Deposited Into An Interest On Campaign Account Known As An "ioca," To Provide That An Ioca Benefits The State Ethics Commission, To Provide That An ...
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2018-12-12
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