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H 3402 General Bill, By Wilkins, J.M. Arthur, H. Brown, Fair, T. Ferguson, J.W. Johnson, E.L. Nettles and J.W. Tucker
    A Bill to amend Sections 16-1-10, as amended, 16-1-20, 16-3-210, 16-3-430, 16-3-730, 16-11-617, 16-5-10, 16-7-170, 16-9-320, 16-11-20, 16-11-125, 16-11-170, 16-11-510, 16-11-520, 16-11-560, 16-11-570, 16-13-110, 16-13-160, 16-13-180, 16-13-190, 16-13-200, 16-13-250, 16-13-260, 16-13-290, 16-13-320, 16-13-385, 16-15-130, 13-15-250, 16-17-410, 16-17-430, 16-21-10, 16-21-40, 16-21-60, 16-21-80, 16-21-130, 16-21-140, 16-23-260, 16-23-440, 17-25-20, and 17-25-30, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to crimes, so as to redefine "felony" and "misdemeanor", to designate numerous crimes statutorily designated "misdemeanors" as "felonies", to establish the penalties for crimes not statutorily designated as felonies or misdemeanors, to delete the crimes unnecessarily listed in Section 16-1-10, to reduce the sentence for conviction of lynching in the first degree and dueling from death to not less than three months to not more than thirty years, and to provide that convictions of cultivation of marijuana or receiving stolen goods are felonies instead of misdemeanors; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 16-3-621 and 16-13-16 so as to define the felony of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and the felony of grand larceny; and to repeal Sections 16-1-15, 16-1-30, 16-3-30, and 16-3-40 of the 1976 Code, Section 6 of Act 168 of 1987, and Section 8 of Act 16 of 1987 relating to crimes.
12/21/87House Prefiled
12/21/87House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/88House Introduced and read first time HJ-276
01/12/88House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-277
02/02/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-840
02/10/88House Debate adjourned until Thursday, February 11, 1988 HJ-1089
02/11/88House Amended HJ-1126
02/11/88House Read second time HJ-1126
02/16/88House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1188
02/17/88Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
02/17/88Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-8

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