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Senate Judiciary subcommittee
S516 - Requires clerks of court to make certain reports to SLED with a certain time period – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires that every clerk of court report to SLED within 10 days the disposition of each case in general sessions court. The bill also requires clerks of court to report the issuance of a restraining order, order of protection, order for the prevention of possession of a firearm, convictions or orders related to domestic violence  and convictions or orders related to stalking or harassment within 48 hours of the issuance.

Senate Finance Committee
H3867 - Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes – favorable report as amended. The amendment freezes property tax on Santee Cooper lease hold properties.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts all property devoted to housing low income residents from property taxes if the property is owned by an instrumentality of a nonprofit housing corporation.

Senate Judiciary Committee
H3209 - Changes the eligibility for expungement for certain offenses – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that expungement provisions apply retroactively to certain offenses, and allows for the eligibility for expungement of repealed offenses when the elements of the offense are consistent with existing similar offenses that are eligible for expungement.
H3055 - Stop the School House to Jail House Pipeline Act – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a study committee on juvenile justice that includes disturbing schools policy.
H3231 - Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Directs the City of Spartanburg to establish the terms, conditions, membership and procedures of the city's civil service commission for the benefit of the police and fire departments.
S346 - S.C. Inclusionary Zoning Act – carried over
Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes counties and municipalities to use inclusionary zoning strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing.

House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee
S44 - Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value for certain distributed energy resources when calculating property taxes – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts 80 percent of the fair market value of specific distributed energy resources and exempts the value of renewable energy resource from residential property.

House Judiciary Committee.
H3138 - Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue to accept a single application to issue permits for selling beer and wine at a festival – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the S.C. Department of Revenue to issue permits to sell beer and wine at multiple locations on multiple days at a festival on one application.
S114 - Allows manufacturers or producers of alcoholic beverages to donate products to nonprofit organizations – favorable report
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.
S3 - Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act of 2017 – recommitted to the House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody because of civil or criminal violations by its owner to petition the court for expenses related to caring for the animal. 

House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee
H3830 - Requires a year waiting period before a former public employee may accept compensation to influence their former agency – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a year waiting period before a former public employee may accept compensation to appear before or communicate with their former state agency for the purpose of influencing action.
H3139 - Allows baseball complexes to obtain certain permits to sell beer and wine – favorable report as amended. The amendment adds soccer stadiums in addition to baseball complexes.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a baseball complex to be able to obtain a permit to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption and obtain a biennial license to purchase alcoholic liquors by the drink.