Current Status Bill Number:
799Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950501Primary Sponsor: BryanAll Sponsors: Bryan, Giese and WilsonDrafted Document Number: br1\18453ac.95Companion Bill Number: 3445Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Juveniles, litter law violations
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February 7, 1996
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Read the first time May 1, 1995.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 799), to amend Section 20-7-410, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to concurrent jurisdiction of Family Courts and Magistrate, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
JAMES E. BRYAN, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-410, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF FAMILY COURTS AND MAGISTRATE AND MUNICIPAL COURTS FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS BY JUVENILES, SO AS TO INCLUDE VIOLATIONS OF LITTER LAWS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of Section 20-7-410 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 357 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"The magistrate courts and municipal courts of this State have concurrent jurisdiction with the family courts for the trial of persons under seventeen years of age charged with traffic violations or, violations of the provisions of Title 50 relating to fish, game, and watercraft, or litter violations as provided for in Section 16-11-700 when these courts would have jurisdiction of the offense charged if committed by an adult."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.