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Senate Finance Committee
H3313 - Changes the rollback calculation on agricultural property – favorable report as amended by the subcommittee
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires when calculating rollback taxes due on real property that changed from agricultural to commercial or residential, if the value of the green space is ten percent or more, it must be valued based on the green space use.
H3710 - Extends the multi lot discount for an additional five years - favorable report as amended. The amendment changes the one year requirement to 24 months.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides an additional five years of eligibility for the multiple lot discount. 
S1075 - Incentivizes the purchase of natural gas powered vehicles – favorable report as amended by the subcommittee
Summary of the bills as introduced: Incentivizes the purchase of natural gas powered vehicles by lowering the property tax assessment by 30 percent.
S1125 - Deletes a provision that limits the textiles communities' revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes a provision that limits the textiles communities' revitalization income tax credit to 50 percent.

Senate Finance Property Taxation subcommittee
S995 - Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property and requires an off-premise sign site to be taxed at its value that existed before the erection of the sign.
H4712 - Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property - favorable report as amended. The amendment eliminates loopholes for structures other than billboards.
Summary of the bill as introduced:  Classifies off-premise outdoor advertising signs as personal property and requires an off-premise sign site to be taxed at its value that existed before the erection of the sign.

Senate Judiciary Committee
S913 - Includes police vehicle mounted video and audio recordings in the Freedom of Information Act – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Includes law enforcement vehicle-mounted video and audio recordings in the list of specific categories of information that is to be made public under the Freedom of Information Act.
S163 - Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns whose population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.
S289 - Creates the offense of assault and battery on a law enforcement officer – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that a person who illegally injures a law enforcement officer, EMS provider or firefighter commits the offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
S233 - Defines public prayer as a prayer or invocation – favorable report as amended. The amendment removes the General Assembly from being subject to the bill and removes a "member of the public body" as being eligible to serve as the body's chaplain.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines a public prayer in open meetings of deliberative bodies as a prayer or invocation and makes other changes to the SC Public Invocation Act to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Town of Greece, NY vs. Galloway (2014) case.
S650 - Gives SLED exclusive authority and jurisdiction to investigate all officer-involved shootings that result in bodily injury or death – favorable report as amended. The amendment triggers a SLED investigation after any shooting or discharge of a weapon at a person, which conforms to SLED's current practice.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives SLED exclusive authority and jurisdiction to investigate all officer-involved shootings that result in bodily injury or death, unless the bodily injury or death is caused by a SLED agent.
H3685 - Adds a $5 surcharge on all monetary penalties imposed by municipal courts – favorable report as amended by the subcommittee
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a $5 surcharge on all penalties imposed by a general sessions, magistrates or municipal court for misdemeanor traffic or non-traffic offenses where an electronic ticket or citation was issued.

Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S498 - Makes it illegal to cause or allow a drone to trespass – carried over
Summary of the bill as in introduced: Makes it illegal to willfully cause or allow certain aerial vehicles, such as drones, to enter upon or above the land of another person.

Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S302 - Allows law enforcement agencies to enter into a multijurisdictional task force agreement – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a law enforcement agency to enter into mutual aid agreements or multi-jurisdictional task force agreements with other law enforcement providers as may be necessary.
H3653 - Allows law enforcement agencies to enter into a multijurisdictional task force agreement – favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits municipalities from entering into mutual aid agreements for the enforcement of municipal ordinances or for the sole purpose of speed enforcement.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a law enforcement agency to enter into mutual aid agreements or multi-jurisdictional task force agreements with other law enforcement providers as may be necessary.

Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S1023 - Allows retired municipal judges to carry a concealed weapon – favorable report as amended. The amendment includes clerks of court.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows retired and active judges, commissioners and solicitors to carry a concealed weapon.

Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
H3343 - Prohibits certain methods of euthanasia in animal shelters – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the use of barbituric acid derivatives and carbon monoxide gas in euthanasia in animal shelters.
S979 - Places the regulation of animal shelters under the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Places the regulation of animal shelters under the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.