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H 4657 General Bill, By Haskins, Allison, A.W. Byrd, C.D. Chamblee, Cooper, Davenport, Easterday, R.J. Herdklotz, Kelley, Knotts, Law, Limehouse, Loftis, Rice, Meacham, Robinson, Simrill, Stille, Vaughn, D.C. Waldrop and D.A. Wright
Similar (S 1293, S 1296)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 16-3-1535 so as to provide that all law enforcement agencies shall provide crime victims with a copy of the crime incident report relating to their case and certain other information; to add Section 16-3-1537 so as to require a criminal sentencing judge to apply amounts forfeited to the court by a person pursuant to Section 17-15-90 toward the payment of restitution the court orders the person to pay; to add Section 17-1-18 so as to require the State Supreme Court to promulgate rules to allow an appeal of certain court orders if a victim impact statement was not considered by the court or if a reasonable amount of restitution was not ordered; to add Section 24-21-490 so as to provide that the Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services shall collect and distribute restitution, the procedure for collecting and distributing restitution, the maintenance of a minimum number of restitution beds and publishing of an annual report concerning the State's efforts to collect restitution and other fees; to amend Section 16-3-1110, as amended, relating to definitions contained in certain provisions regarding the compensation of victims of crime, so as to provide a definition of "restitution"; and to amend Section 16-3-1530, as amended, relating to the rights of victims and witnesses, so as to provide the amount of restitution a judge must order an offender to pay.
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02/22/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-2
02/22/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-3
04/24/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-331
05/01/96House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 2, 1996 HJ-28
05/02/96House Amended HJ-16
05/02/96House Read second time HJ-16
05/07/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-22
05/08/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13
05/08/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-13

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