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H 4562 General Bill, By Limehouse, Whipper, McCoy, Sottile, Gilliard, R.L. Brown, Anderson, Barfield, Spires and Tallon
Summary: Knockout Game Prevention Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-760 SO AS TO ENACT THE "KNOCKOUT GAME PREVENTION ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO COMMITS AN ASSAULT AND BATTERY UPON ANOTHER PERSON WITH INTENT TO CAUSE THAT PERSON TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS IS GUILTY OF THE OFFENSE OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE AND MUST BE PUNISHED AS PROVIDED FOR THAT OFFENSE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION MAY BE TRIED AS AN ADULT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS CONSIDERED EVIDENCE OF CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-8-230, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CRIMINAL GANG PREVENTION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CRIMINAL GANG ACTIVITY" TO INCLUDE AN OFFENSE PURSUANT TO THE KNOCKOUT GAME PREVENTION ACT.
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01/23/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 31)
01/23/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 31)



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