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House Judiciary Committee
H3333 - Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense – recommitted to the subcommittee
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Legislative Audit Council to conduct a management performance audit of the Office of Indigent Defense beginning December 2017 and every three years after.
 
Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee
S261 - SC Commercial-Property Assessed Clean Energy Act – favorable report as amended. The amendment removes all language that would allow bonds.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a governing body to establish a district by ordinance to promote, encourage, and facilitate clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
S323 - Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance.
 
Senate Banking and Insurance subcommittee
S315 - Authorizes the Hurricane, Earthquake and Fire Advisory Committee to address the mitigation of property losses due to flood – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the Hurricane, Earthquake and Fire Advisory Committee to address the mitigation of property losses due to flood.
 
Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S114 - Allows manufacturers or producers of alcoholic beverages to donate products to nonprofit organizations - favorable report as amended. The amendment limits the donations to specific nonprofit events, not exceeding four events per year. The amendment requires the continued adherence to the three-tiered system. Non-profits would be required to present its special event permit to the alcohol provider and the provider would be required to provide specified information in its invoice to the nonprofit.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows manufacturers or producers of beer, ale, porter, wine and alcoholic liquors to donate products and furnish representatives to dispense and promote their beverages to qualified nonprofit organizations that intend to sell these products at permitted events to raise money for the organization.
 
Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S131 - Restructures the offenses that involve disturbing schools – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Restructures the offenses and penalties into a delineated list of actions that involve disturbing schools.
S324 - Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired and active judges and clerks of court to carry a concealed weapon.
 
House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee
H3055 - Stop the School House to Jail House Pipeline Act – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee on juvenile justice that includes disturbing schools policy.
H3143 - Allows a municipality to contract with a public or private academic institution to provide police protection – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality to contract with a public or private academic institution to provide police protection services.
H3466 - Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a law enforcement officer to complete continuing education credits in mental health or addictive disorders.
 
House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee
H3653 - Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from enacting ordinances that declare operations or expansion of manufacturing facilities a nuisance.
 
Senate General subcommittee
S78 - Requires state guard members to be entitled to military leave without loss of pay while attending training – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced:  Requires state guard members to be entitled to military leave without loss of pay, seniority or efficiency rating while attending state guard encampment, training or ordered to active duty.