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H 3159 General Bill, By W.J. McLeod, G.R. Smith and Thayer
Summary: Testimony given to a General Assembly Committee
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 2 TO TITLE 2 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT TESTIMONY GIVEN TO A COMMITTEE OR SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY BE UNDER OATH, TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CONTEMPT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON SO TESTIFYING MUST BE GIVEN THE BENEFIT OF ANY PRIVILEGE WHICH THE PERSON MAY HAVE CLAIMED IN COURT AS A PARTY IN A CIVIL OR CRIMINAL ACTION, AND TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN TESTIMONY MAY BE REFERRED FOR INVESTIGATION AND POSSIBLE PROSECUTION.
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12/18/12House Prefiled
12/18/12House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 109)
01/08/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 109)
04/24/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer



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