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H*3472 (Rat #0123, Act #0074 of 1989) General Bill, By  House Judiciary
    A Bill to amend Section 16-17-600, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to destruction of graves, so as to provide for further designation of the destruction of graves and burial grounds, and to further make it unlawful to destroy or desecrate a deceased human being or other human remains, and to, among other things, make the destruction or desecration of human remains an offense under this Section and designate it as a felony and require mandatory imprisonment of not less than one year; to amend Section 16-1-10, as amended, relating to crimes classified as felonies, so as to include the offense of destruction or desecration of human remains; and to repeal Section 16-17-590, relating to mutilation of monument or tombstone.-amended title
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02/09/89House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-7
02/21/89House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 22, 1989 HJ-19
02/22/89House Amended HJ-24
02/22/89House Objection by Rep. Gregory, Blanding, G. Brown, White & Foster HJ-25
03/01/89House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Blanding, Gregory & Foster HJ-44
03/01/89House Amended HJ-45
03/01/89House Read second time HJ-45
03/02/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-20
03/07/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9
03/07/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-9
03/29/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-18
03/30/89Senate Read second time SJ-16
03/30/89Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-16
04/04/89Senate Amended SJ-35
04/04/89Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-35
04/19/89House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-35
05/04/89 Ratified R 123
05/10/89 Signed By Governor
05/10/89 Effective date 05/10/89
05/10/89 Act No. 74
05/26/89 Copies available

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