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H*3249 (Rat #0454, Act #0393 of 1980) General Bill, By B. Campbell
    A Bill to amend Chapter 23, Title 17, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to pleadings and trial in criminal cases, by adding Sections 17-23-160 and 17-23-165, so as to provide that any person appearing at a bond hearing on a criminal charge who is entitled to a preliminary hearing shall be notified of such right, to require that such hearing be requested within the time required by law and to provide that an appearance of an attorney at a preliminary hearing shall not obligate that attorney to continue representation of the defendent; to amend Chapter 15 of Title 17, relating to bail and recognizances, by adding Section 17-15-15, so as to permit cash deposits with the Clerk of Court in lieu of the actual posting of appearance bonds, to provide that such bonds are assignable and allow such deposits to be used for restitution of crime victims under certain conditions; and to amend Section 22-5-320, as amended, relating to preliminary hearings before magistrates, so as to provide that persons entitled to such hearings shall be so notified and provide for the time in which requests for hearings must be made.-at
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12/31/79House Prefiled
12/31/79House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/80House Introduced and read first time HJ-49
01/08/80House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-49
02/20/80House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-1009
02/26/80House Amended HJ-1127
02/26/80House Read second time HJ-1129
02/27/80House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1145
02/27/80Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-19
02/27/80Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-19
04/16/80Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-11
04/17/80Senate Amended SJ-25
04/17/80Senate Read second time SJ-25
04/18/80Senate READ THIRD TIME SJ-89
04/18/80Senate Returned SJ-89
04/22/80House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-2308
04/24/80House Ratified R 454 HJ-2370
04/30/80 Signed By Governor
04/30/80 Effective date 04/30/80
04/30/80 Act No. 393
05/12/80 Copies available

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