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S*0769 (Rat #0487, Act #0418 of 1984) General Bill, By N.A. Theodore, H.A. Chapman, I.E. Lourie, D.S. Rushing and J.V. Smith
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    A Bill to establish policies with regard to the treatment of victims and witnesses of crime which shall be known as the "Victim's and Witness's Bill of Rights", to provide that these rights are to be afforded to victims and witnesses to the extent reasonably possible and subject to available resources, to provide that this Bill of Rights does not create a cause of action against any public employee or agency responsible for the enforcement of or providing of these rights and services, to provide that victims of certain crimes have the right to submit a victim impact statement for the court or parole board to consider when imposing sentence or determining parole, to provide for the manner in which and dates by which this victim impact statement must be developed and used, to provide that victims of criminal sexual conduct in any degree and child sexual abuse shall not bear the cost of the medicolegal exam following the assault provided the victim has filed an incident report with a law enforcement agency, to provide for the development of a standardized medical exam for the above purposes, to provide that licensed health care facilities may be reimbursed for the cost of these exams by the South Carolina Crime Victim's Compensation Fund, and to make an appropriation to the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund for the purpose of providing funds to make these reimbursements to licensed health care facilities.-amended title
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02/08/84Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-597
02/08/84Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology SJ-597
03/29/84Senate Committee report: Favorable Corrections and Penology SJ-1248
04/19/84Senate Amended SJ-1478
04/19/84Senate Read second time SJ-1485
04/20/84Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1493
04/24/84House Introduced and read first time HJ-2566
04/24/84House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-2567
05/01/84House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-2782
05/02/84House Debate adjourned HJ-2802
05/02/84House Debate adjourned HJ-2838
05/03/84House Amended HJ-2871
05/03/84House Read second time HJ-2871
05/04/84House Read third time HJ-2905
05/04/84House Returned HJ-2905
05/10/84Senate House amendment amended SJ-1739
05/10/84Senate Returned SJ-1740
05/16/84House Debate adjourned HJ-3115
05/22/84House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-3194
05/23/84Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Sens. Theodore, Rushing, and Lourie SJ-1893
05/23/84House Conference committee appointed Aydlette, Freeman & Ferguson HJ-3290
05/24/84House Conference report received HJ-3311
05/24/84House Conference report adopted HJ-3313
05/24/84Senate Conference report received SJ-1917
05/24/84Senate Conference report adopted SJ-1917
05/24/84House Ordered enrolled for ratification HJ-3324
05/29/84 Ratified R 487
05/30/84 Signed By Governor
05/30/84 Effective date 05/30/84
05/30/84 Act No. 418
06/08/84 Copies available

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