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S*0185 (Rat #0005, Act #0002 of 1989) General Bill, By M.B. Williams
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 14-7-1615 so as to define the term attorney general or his designee for purposes of the State Grand Jury of South Carolina; by adding Section 14-7-1820 so as to give retroactive jurisdiction to the State Grand Jury; to amend Section 14-7-1630, relating to the jurisdiction and impaneling of the State Grand Jury, so as to clarify the duties of the Chief Administrative Judge; to amend Section 14-7-1660, relating to the selection of grand jurors, so as to provide that the presiding judge rather than the clerk of the Grand Jury shall determine the qualifications of jurors; to amend Section 14-7-1700, relating to records of the Grand Jury, so as to require the recording of Grand Jury proceedings exclusive of voting and deliberation and to clarify the access of defendants to review transcripts of Grand Jury proceedings; to amend Section 14-7-1720, relating to Grand Jury secrecy, so as to extend the secrecy rules to governmental personnel and to provide for the release of records so that defendants may review transcripts of Grand Jury proceedings; and to amend Section 14-7-1750, relating to indictments, so as to provide that the presiding judge shall return an indictment to the appropriate county by order.-amended title
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01/17/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9
01/17/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-9
01/18/89Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-18
01/19/89Senate Read second time SJ-22
01/24/89Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-15
01/25/89House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-15
01/31/89House Amended HJ-15
01/31/89House Read second time HJ-15
02/01/89House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-30
02/02/89Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-6
02/08/89 Ratified R 5
02/15/89 Signed By Governor
02/15/89 Act No. 2
02/15/89 See act for exception to or explanation of effective date
02/27/89 Copies available

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