South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 3290

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Stavrinakis and Clyburn
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5223cm17.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Traffic tickets

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  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)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/15/2016

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A BILL

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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