Current Status Bill Number:
778Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950425Primary Sponsor: ThomasAll Sponsors: ThomasDrafted Document Number: dka\3943cm.95Companion Bill Number: 4623Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJDate of Last Amendment: 19960416Subject: Pretrial intervention program
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960424 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 19960423 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960416 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 19960410 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19950425 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
April 16, 1996
S. Printed 4/16/96--S.
Read the first time April 25, 1995.
TO AMEND SECTION 17-22-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION TO THE PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT A LEWD ACT ON A CHILD UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAM.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 17-22-50 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 499 of 1992, is further amended to read:
"Section 17-22-50. A person may not be considered for intervention if he has previously has been accepted into an intervention program nor may intervention be considered for those individuals a person charged with blackmail, driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, any a traffic-related offense which is punishable only by fine or loss of points, or any a fish, game, wildlife, or commercial fishery-related offense which is punishable by a loss of eighteen points as provided in pursuant to Section 50-9-1020, or any a crime of violence as defined in Section 16-1-60, or committing or attempting to commit a lewd act upon a child under fourteen years of age pursuant to Section 16-15-140. However, this section does not apply if the solicitor determines the elements of the crime do not fit the charge."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.