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S*1033 (Rat #0364, Act #0334 of 1996) General Bill, By Jackson
Similar (H 4613, H 4900)
    A Bill to amend Subarticle 7, Article 9, Chapter 7, Title 20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the dispositional powers of the Family Court, by adding Section 20-7-1331, so as to enact the "Youth Mentor Act", to require the Attorney General to establish a youth mentor program for nonviolent offenders, consisting of a church mentor program and a community mentor program, and to provide that participation in the program may be required as a pre-trial diversion option by a solicitor or as an optional, alternative disposition of a case by a family court judge; and to amend Section 20-7-1330, as amended, relating to disposition of cases involving children within the jurisdiction of the Family Court, so as to add a dispositional power of the court the power to order a child to participate in a community mentor program as provided in Section 20-7-1331.-amended title
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01/18/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-3
01/18/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-3
04/03/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-8
04/04/96Senate Amended SJ-55
04/04/96Senate Read second time SJ-55
04/09/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-12
04/10/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-15
04/10/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-16
05/01/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-2
05/02/96House Amended HJ-25
05/02/96House Read second time HJ-25
05/02/96House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-25
05/03/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-1
05/07/96Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-1
05/14/96 Ratified R 364
05/20/96 Signed By Governor
05/20/96 Effective date 05/20/96
05/31/96 Copies available
05/31/96 Act No. 334

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