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H*2120 (Rat #0149, Act #0104 of 1985) General Bill, By J.C. Hearn, J.F. Anderson, F.X. Archibald, D.L. Aydlette, D.M. Beasley, Boan, J.H. Burriss, M.D. Burriss, T.M. Burriss, F.L. Day, T.W. Edwards, Elliott, E.D. Foxworth, L.E. Gentry, R.L. Helmly, L.I. Hendricks, Kirsh, J.R. Klapman, R.A. Kohn, E.S. Lake, L. Phillips, Rhoad, Sharpe, E.W. Simpson, J.J. Snow, J.H. Toal, D.E. Winstead and T.G. Woodruff
    A Bill to amend Section 16-3-20, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the punishment for murder, so as to provide that when the Governor commutes a sentence of death the commutee is not eligible for parole and to provide that no person sentenced for murder may receive any work-release credits, good-time credits, or any other credit that would reduce the mandatory twenty years' imprisonment required by this Section.
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01/10/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-249
01/10/85House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-249
03/13/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-1249
03/14/85House Amended HJ-1339
03/14/85House Read second time HJ-1340
03/15/85House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1373
03/19/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-906
03/19/85Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-906
05/07/85Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-1944
05/09/85Senate Read second time SJ-2035
05/10/85Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-2052
05/15/85 Ratified R 149
05/21/85 Signed By Governor
05/21/85 Effective date 05/21/85
05/21/85 Act No. 104
06/03/85 Copies available

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