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Senate Judiciary Committee
H4944 - Removes a municipality's authority not to conduct general elections – favorable report. Later in the week, the Senate carried the bill over and an objection was placed on the bill moving it to the contested calendar.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a municipality to conduct general elections even when only one person has filed for the office and no person has declared as a write-in candidate.
H4387 - Prohibits a law enforcement agency or department from requiring officers to meet a quota for citations during a period of time – favorable report as amended. The amendment slightly changes the definition of quota.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency or department from requiring officers to issue a specific amount or meet a quota for the number of citations issued during a period of time.

House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture Committee
S680 - Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody for civil or criminal violations by its owners to petition the court for expenses related to care of the animal.
S40 - Encourages state agencies to implement a water management program – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Encourages state agencies to implement a water management program for the Savannah River Basin to ensure continuous optimization of water quality and quantity management.

House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee
H5093 - Makes findings concerning nuisance suits related to existing uses of real property – the subcommittee took testimony but did not take action on the bill.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes findings concerning nuisance suits related to existing uses of real property.