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H 3010 General Bill, By Hayes and R.S. Corning
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Sections 50-21-112 through 50-21-116 so as to establish the offense of boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs and provide a schedule of blood alcohol content that gives rise to presumptions and inferences of operating a watercraft under the influence, to provide implied consent by operators of watercraft to testing of bodily fluids for alcohol and drugs, and to provide for the testing procedure and penalties for violations; to amend Section 50-21-110, relating to reckless operation of watercraft, so as to delete provisions relating to operating watercraft while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and provide penalties for violations; and to amend Section 50-21-150, relating to the punishment for operating watercraft recklessly or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, so as to delete the provision which provides a penalty for violating Section 50-21-110.
12/08/88House Prefiled
12/08/88House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-21
01/10/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-21
02/28/89House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-9
03/02/89House Objection by Rep. Gregory, McLeod, Blanding & G. Baile HJ-45
02/01/90House Objection withdrawn by Rep. G. Bailey HJ-26
04/12/90House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 18, 1990 HJ-211
04/25/90House Debate interrupted HJ-59

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