South Carolina Legislature
South Carolina Legislature

House Amendment 21
H 3014 - Session 125 (2023-2024)
Clementa C. Pinckney Hate Crimes Act

Current Amendment: 21 to Bill 3014

Rep. Elliott proposes the following amendment (LC-3014.AHB0022H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 16-3-2410(A) and inserting:

(A) When a person commits a violent crime as defined in Section 16-1-60 or commits assault by mob in the second degree as defined in Section 16-3-210(C) and the trier of fact determines beyond a reasonable doubt that the offense was committed against a victim who was intentionally selected, in whole or in part, because of the person's belief or perception regarding the victim's race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, whether or not the perception is correct, the person is subject to additional penalties as provided in subsection (B).