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H*3268 (Rat #0377, Act #0317 of 1996) General Bill, By Richardson, Bailey, C.D. Chamblee, Cotty, Harrison, Harvin, W.D. Keyserling, L.H. Limbaugh, Lloyd, Sandifer, J.S. Shissias, Stuart, P.H. Thomas, Vaughn, Walker, C.C. Wells, Witherspoon, S.S. Wofford and Young-Brickell
    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 include the murder of a witness or potential witness committed at any time during the criminal process for the purpose of impeding or deterring prosecution of any crime as an aggravating circumstance in consideration of imposing the death penalty.-amended title
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01/17/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-8
01/17/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-8
02/08/95House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-4
02/09/95House Read second time HJ-8
02/09/95House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-8
02/10/95House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
02/14/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
02/14/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11
04/10/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-14
04/25/96Senate Amended SJ-57
04/25/96Senate Read second time SJ-57
04/29/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-21
05/01/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-70
05/14/96 Ratified R 377
05/20/96 Signed By Governor
05/20/96 Effective date 05/20/96
05/31/96 Copies available
05/31/96 Act No. 317

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