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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
January 28, 2016
S. Printed 1/28/16--S.
Read the first time March 5, 2015.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-15-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO INDECENT EXPOSURE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CORRECTIONS OR DETENTION FACILITY IS CONSIDERED A PUBLIC PLACE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE VIOLATION OCCURS WITHIN A CORRECTIONS OR DETENTION FACILITY, THE SENTENCE IS TO RUN CONSECUTIVELY.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 13, Title 24 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-13-480. (A) It is unlawful for a person to wilfully, maliciously, and indecently expose his person in a corrections or detention facility.
(B) This section does not apply to a woman who breastfeeds her own child in a corrections or detention facility.
(C) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, must be fined in the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. The sentence must be served consecutively to any other sentence the person is serving."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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