Friday Report - February 16, 2024

SCAC Staff Attorney Leslie M. Simpson testifies during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on H. 4234, updates to the S.C. Probate Code.The Senate debated and passed S. 423, the “Compassionate Care Act” bill, this week. A Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday discussed S. 533, a bill to modify how financial responsibility is allocated in a lawsuit, although the bill did not advance.  A House Ways and Means proviso subcommittee met Tuesday to adopt numerous provisos prior to consideration of the state budget bill by the full Ways and Means Committee next week. Several bills of interest to counties are discussed below.

Check out this week's Friday Report for the legislative details relevant to counties:

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