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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Reps. Stavrinakis, Clyburn, Gilliard and Henegan
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Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on April 5, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: Traffic tickets
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2016 House Prefiled 12/15/2016 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/10/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 150) 1/10/2017 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 150) 3/29/2017 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 41) 4/4/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard, Henegan 4/4/2017 House Read second time 4/4/2017 House Roll call Yeas-102 Nays-0 4/5/2017 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6) 4/5/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8) 4/5/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 8)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 29, 2017
S. Printed 3/29/17--H.
Read the first time January 10, 2017.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3290) to amend Section 56-7-10, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to uniform traffic tickets, so as to authorize law enforcement, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
F. GREGORY DELLENEY, JR. for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKETS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND OTHER PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO PROSECUTE THOSE OFFENSES TO REISSUE A UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR ANOTHER OFFENSE INCIDENT TO A PLEA NEGOTIATION OR AGREEMENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-7-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 58 of 2015, is further amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:
"( ) Incident to a plea negotiation or agreement, a law enforcement officer or other person authorized by law to prosecute an offense for which a uniform traffic ticket is issued may invalidate the ticket and reissue a uniform traffic ticket for another offense."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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