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State House Daybook: April 18, 2018
This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.
Combined meeting schedule:
9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Public Utilities Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda
9:30 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Regulatory and Local Government Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, agenda
9:30 a.m., House Legislative Ethics Committee, Blatt Room 511, agenda
10:00 a.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, watch
10:00 a.m., Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda
12:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch
Immediately upon adjournment of the House, E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee, Blatt 433, agenda
Case Title: Charles Gary, Petitioner, v. Hattie M. Askew, Will Outlaw, and Deboria Outlaw, individually and d/b/a Low Country Medical Transport, Low Country Medical Transport, Inc., Eugene A. Kirkland, and American Medical Response, Inc. (d/b/a Access2Care), Defendants. Of Whom American Medical Response, Inc. (d/b/a Access2Care) is the Petitioner.
Attorneys: Joseph Dawson, III, of North Charleston, for Petitioner. Robert H. Hood and Robert Holmes Hood, Jr., both of Hood Law Firm, LLC, of Charleston; C. Mitchell Brown and Brian Patrick Crotty, both of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, of Columbia, for Respondent.
Summary: The Court reviews the court of appeals' decision in Gary v. Askew, 417 S.C. 232, 789 S.E.2d 94 (Ct. App. 2016), where the court held Respondent American Medical Response, Inc. did not owe a nondelegable duty to Petitioner Charles Gary under the terms of its contract with the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services or on public policy grounds.
Case Title: The State, Petitioner-Respondent, v. Shannon Scott, Respondent-Petitioner.
Attorneys: Chief Appellate Defender Robert M. Dudek, of Columbia, for Respondent-Petitioner. Attorney General Alan M. Wilson, Deputy Attorney General Donald J. Zelenka, Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General Melody J. Brown, Assistant Attorney General Alphonso Simon, Jr., Solicitor Daniel E. Johnson and Assistant Solicitor April Woodard Sampson, all of Columbia, for Petitioner-Respondent.
Summary: In this appeal, Shannon Scott asks us to affirm his grant of immunity from prosecution and civil action under subsection 16-11-450(A) of the South Carolina Code. The State argues the grant of immunity was improper because Scott is not entitled to the presumption in subsection 16-11-440(A) or the presumption in subsection 16-11-440(C).
Case Title: Sierra Club, Respondent, v. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and Chem-Nuclear Systems, LLC, Defendants, of whom Chem-Nuclear Systems, LLC is Petitioner, and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is Respondent.
Attorneys: Stephen P. Groves, Mary D. Shahid and Sara S. Rogers, all of Nexsen Pruet, LLC, of Charleston, for Petitioner. Amy E. Armstrong, of Pawleys Island, Robert Guild, of Columbia and Jacquelyn S. Dickman and Claire H. Prince, both of Columbia, for Respondents.
Summary: This appeal stems from the administrative law court's (ALC) decision to uphold the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) renewal of the license under which Chem-Nuclear Systems, LLC operates a disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste. The court of appeals affirmed the ALC as to all issues, except four subsections of the regulation governing DHEC's issuance and renewal of such licenses. Sierra Club v. S.C. Dep't of Health & Envtl. Control, 414 S.C. 581, 779 S.E.2d 805 (Ct. App. 2015). This Court granted Chem-Nuclear's petition for a writ of certiorari to review the court of appeals' decision.
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