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H*3499 (Rat #0587, Act #0489 of 1984) General Bill, By P. Freeman
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    A Bill to amend Article 13, Chapter 3, Title 16, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the compensation of victims of crime, the South Carolina Victim's Compensation Fund, and the South Carolina Crime Victim's Advisory Board, so as to provide that appeals from initial decisions under the Article shall be made to the Board or a panel of the Board rather than to an Industrial Commissioner, to expand the membership of the Board and provide for the terms and qualifications of the additional members, to further provide for the functions and duties of the Board, to revise certain criteria pertaining to the eligibility for and amount of the awards to victims of crime, to revise the residency requirements for persons who qualify for an award, to provide that licensed health care or medical facilities under certain conditions are eligible for awards to cover the cost of medicolegal exams given to particular victims, to further provide for the functions of the Director of the Victim's Compensation Fund in regard to victim restitution programs and to provide that restitution payments to the Fund may be made by the Department of Corrections from the wages accumulated by offenders in its custody, to provide that the interest accruing on the monies held in the Victim's Compensation Fund shall be placed in the Fund, and to make other necessary revisions in the Article to accomplish the above; and to amend Chapter 3, Title 16 of the 1976 Code relating to crimes and offenses by adding Article 14 so as to establish a State Victim/Witness Assistance Program.-amended title
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02/09/84House Introduced and read first time HJ-868
02/09/84House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-868
04/19/84House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-2511
04/25/84House Amended HJ-2612
04/25/84House Read second time HJ-2616
04/26/84House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2652
04/26/84Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1575
04/26/84Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-1575
05/15/84Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-1804
05/24/84Senate Amended SJ-1928
05/24/84Senate Read second time SJ-1942
05/24/84Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1942
06/06/84Senate Amended SJ-2251
06/06/84Senate Read third time SJ-2253
06/06/84Senate Returned SJ-2253
06/14/84House Debate adjourned on amendments HJ-3753
06/18/84House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3773
06/21/84 Ratified R 587
06/22/84 Signed By Governor
06/22/84 Effective date 06/22/84
06/22/84 Act No. 489
07/02/84 Copies available

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