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H*3040 (Rat #0148, Act #0093 of 1989) General Bill, By Wilkins, T.E. Huff and E.L. Nettles
    A Bill to amend Sections 17-24-10 and 17-24-30, both as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the defense of insanity, so as to provide that it is an affirmative defense which the defendant has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence; and to amend Section 17-24-20, as amended, relating to a verdict or plea of guilty but mentally ill, so as to further provide for the burden of proof in these cases and for the manner in which a court may accept this plea.-amended title
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12/14/88House Prefiled
12/14/88House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-29
01/10/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-30
02/08/89House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-4
02/16/89House Read second time HJ-39
02/21/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-15
02/22/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
02/22/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-7
04/12/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-12
04/18/89Senate Amended SJ-17
04/18/89Senate Read second time SJ-17
04/18/89Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-17
04/19/89Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-20
05/10/89House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-65
05/16/89 Ratified R 148
05/17/89 Signed By Governor
05/17/89 Effective date 08/17/89
05/17/89 Act No. 93
05/17/89 See act for exception to or explanation of effective date
05/25/89 Copies available

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