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S*0075 (Rat #0169, Act #0096 of 1983) General Bill, By J.V. Smith
    A Bill to amend Section 24-13-710, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the implementation of a supervised furlough program for certain inmates and the guidelines and eligibility criteria therefor, so as to provide further with respect to the eligibility criteria, provide for such inmates release on furlough prior to parole eligibility and under supervision of state probation and parole agents with the privilege of residing in an approved residence and continuing treatment, training, or employment in the community until parole eligibility or expiration of sentence, whichever is earlier, and provide that the eligibility requirements shall not apply to the crimes referred to in this Section; to amend Article 9 of Chapter 13 of Title 24 of the 1976 Code, relating to prisoners and furloughs, by adding Section 24-13-720 so as to provide that, unless sentenced to life imprisonment, an inmate under the jurisdiction or control of the Department of Corrections shall be placed with the program provided for in Section 24-13-710 at a certain time and under certain conditions; and to amend Article 3 of Chapter 13 of Title 24 of the 1976 Code, relating to prisoners, reduction in sentence, and early release, by adding Section 24-13-235 so as to provide that the governing body of any county may authorize the sheriff or other official in charge of county correctional facilities to offer a voluntary program under which any person committed to such facility may perform labor on the public works or ways and provide for, among other things, reduction of confinement, certain conditions, promulgation of reasonable regulations, definition of "labor on the public works or ways", and and administrative fee, all with respect to such program.-amended title
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01/11/83Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-101
01/11/83Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology SJ-101
03/02/83Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Corrections and Penology SJ-597
03/15/83Senate Amended SJ-707
03/15/83Senate Read second time SJ-708
03/15/83Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-708
03/30/83Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-849
03/31/83House Introduced and read first time HJ-1792
03/31/83House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-1792
05/17/83House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-2879
05/24/83House Amended HJ-3020
05/24/83House Read second time HJ-3023
05/25/83House Read third time HJ-3062
05/25/83House Returned HJ-3062
05/26/83Senate House amendment amended SJ-1510
05/26/83Senate Returned SJ-1510
06/01/83House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3370
06/08/83 Ratified R 169
06/13/83 Signed By Governor
06/13/83 Effective date 06/13/83
06/13/83 Act No. 96
06/21/83 Copies available

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