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S 1002 General Bill, By Rankin, Malloy, Young, McElveen, Kimpson, M.B. Matthews, Senn, Harpootlian, Sabb, Campsen, Hutto, Setzler, Hembree, Talley and Davis
Summary: Second jury panel drawing; delete requirement that panel must be made up of 20 jurors
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1050, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURY VOIR DIRE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEY CONDUCTED JURY VOIR DIRE BY ORAL AND DIRECT QUESTIONING; TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1060, RELATING TO THE DRAWING OF A JURY PANEL, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NUMBER OF JURORS TO BE DRAWN IS WITHIN THE DISCRETION OF THE TRIAL JUDGE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1080, RELATING TO THE DRAWING OF A SECOND JURY PANEL, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PANEL MUST BE MADE UP OF TWENTY JURORS.
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01/14/20Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 69)
01/14/20Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 69)
01/16/20Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Kimpson, M.B.Matthews, Senn, Talley



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