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A77, R91, H3087
Sponsors: Reps. Brady and M.A. Pitts
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Introduced in the House on January 13, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on April 30, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on May 21, 2009
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Sex offenders
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/9/2008 House Prefiled 12/9/2008 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/13/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-45 1/13/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-45 4/22/2009 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-8 4/28/2009 House Read second time HJ-27 4/29/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-21 4/30/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-12 4/30/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-12 5/5/2009 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Rose, Shoopman 5/14/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-11 5/19/2009 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-26 5/19/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-26 5/20/2009 Scrivener's error corrected 5/20/2009 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-62 5/21/2009 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-53 5/21/2009 House Roll call Yeas-102 Nays-0 HJ-53 5/27/2009 Ratified R 91 6/2/2009 Vetoed by Governor 6/16/2009 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-77 Nays-38 HJ-104 6/16/2009 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-29 Nays-14 6/22/2009 Effective date 06/16/09 6/24/2009 Act No. 77
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A77, R91, H3087)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-535, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON PLACES OF RESIDENCE FOR SEX OFFENDERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT ENACT AN ORDINANCE THAT EXPANDS OR CONTRACTS THE BOUNDARIES OF THE AREAS IN WHICH A SEX OFFENDER MAY OR MAY NOT RESIDE THAT ARE CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION; AND TO AMEND ACT 333 OF 2008, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON PLACES OF RESIDENCE FOR SEX OFFENDERS AND PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR VARIOUS PORTIONS OF THIS ACT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Limitations on places of residence of a sex offender
SECTION 1. Section 23-3-535(E) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 333 of 2008, is amended to read:
"(E) A local government may not enact an ordinance that:
(1) contains penalties that exceed or are less lenient than the penalties contained in this section; or
(2) expands or contracts the boundaries of areas in which a sex offender may or may not reside as contained in subsection (B)."
Revised time effective date
SECTION 2. SECTION 2 of Act 333 of 2008 shall take effect upon approval of this act by the Governor. All other sections of Act 333 of 2008 shall take effect as provided in SECTION 4 of Act 333 of 2008.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of May, 2009.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/2/09.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/16/09.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/16/09.
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