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H 3202 General Bill, By Funderburk, Cole, Finlay, Newton, Pope, Anderson, Bales, G.A. Brown, R.L. Brown, Felder, Hart, Knight, Lucas, Murphy, Norman, Norrell, Putnam, Rivers, Southard, Spires, Tallon, Taylor, Wells, Williams, Willis, Long, Henderson, McCoy, Cobb-Hunter, McKnight, Clary, M.S. McLeod, J.E. Smith, Weeks, W.J. McLeod, Whipper, Hicks and Gilliard
Similar (S 0207, H 3048)
Summary: Whistleblower and Public Employee Protection Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-27-05 SO AS TO ENTITLE CHAPTER 27 THE "SOUTH CAROLINA WHISTLEBLOWER AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PROTECTION ACT"; TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REWARDS FOR REPORTS RESULTING IN SAVINGS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE TWO THOUSAND DOLLAR CAP ON REWARDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 8-27-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AN EMPLOYING PUBLIC BODY FOR RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE WHO REPORTS A VIOLATION OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION, SO AS TO REMOVE THE ONE-YEAR LIMITATION ON THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE EMPLOYEE IS PROTECTED FROM ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTIONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL REMEDIES.
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12/18/14House Prefiled
12/18/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 146)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 146)
01/21/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.E.Smith
02/04/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks, W.J.McLeod, Whipper
02/04/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 30)
02/05/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hicks
02/05/15 Scrivener's error corrected
02/10/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
02/10/15House Amended (House Journal-page 35)
02/10/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 35)
02/10/15House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 35)
02/11/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 17)
02/11/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/11/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8)
03/12/15Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Gregory



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