Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 272Primary Sponsor: McConnellCommittee Number: 03Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Parole, ineligibility whenResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Corrections and PenologyComputer Document Number: DKA/4027.ALIntroduced Date: 19930126Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930126Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: McConnell RoseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 272 Senate 19930126 Introduced, read first time, 03 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-610, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PREREQUISITES FOR PAROLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SERVING MORE THAN ONE LIFE SENTENCE IS INELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of Section 24-21-610 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"In all cases cognizable under this chapter the Board may, upon ten days' written notice to the solicitor and judge who participated in the trial of any a prisoner, may parole a prisoner convicted of a crime and imprisoned in the state penitentiary, in any a jail, or upon the public works of any a county who if:
(1) sentenced for not more than thirty years has served at least one-third of the term;
(2) sentenced to life imprisonment or imprisonment for any period in excess of thirty years, has served at least ten years. However, a person sentenced to more than one term for life imprisonment is ineligible for parole."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.