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A120, R8, S432
Sponsors: Senators Malloy, Knotts and Campsen
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Introduced in the Senate on February 17, 2009
Introduced in the House on February 24, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on March 27, 2009
Governor's Action: April 7, 2009, Signed
Summary: Sentencing Reform Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/17/2009 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-4 2/18/2009 Scrivener's error corrected 2/18/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-11 2/19/2009 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-9 2/24/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-11 2/24/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-11 3/25/2009 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-4 3/26/2009 House Read second time HJ-18 3/26/2009 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-20 3/26/2009 Scrivener's error corrected 3/27/2009 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-3 4/2/2009 Ratified R 8 4/7/2009 Signed By Governor 4/9/2009 Effective date 04/07/09 7/21/2009 Act No. 120
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(A120, R8, S432)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE TIME IN WHICH THE SENTENCING REFORM COMMISSION, AS ESTABLISHED BY ACT 407 OF 2008, SHALL SUBMIT ITS REPORT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE FROM JUNE 1, 2009, TO FEBRUARY 1, 2010, AT WHICH TIME THE COMMISSION SHALL BE DISSOLVED.
Whereas, Act 407 of 2008 established the Sentencing Reform Commission to review, study, and recommend legislation for sentencing guidelines, the parole system, and alternative sentencing procedures for nonviolent offenders; and
Whereas, Act 407 of 2008 requires that the Sentencing Reform Commission make a report of its recommendations to the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee no later than June 1, 2009, at which time the commission shall terminate; and
Whereas, the Sentencing Reform Commission requires additional time in order to complete its review, study, and report. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Sentencing Reform Commission, extension
SECTION 1. That the time in which the Sentencing Reform Commission shall submit its report to the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee be extended from June 1, 2009, to February 1, 2010, at which time the commission shall be dissolved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 2nd day of April, 2009.
Approved the 7th day of April, 2009.
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