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S*1050 (Rat #0451, Act #0469 of 1996) Joint Resolution, By McConnell, Giese, Lander and M.T. Rose
    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to Article I of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to the Declaration of Rights, by adding Section 24 so as to provide for the "Victims' Bill of Rights"; and also proposing an amendment to Section 15, Article I of the Constitution, relating to the right of bail, cruel or unusual punishment, and detention of witnesses, so as to provide that bail may be denied to persons charged with violent offenses.
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01/23/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9
01/23/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-9
04/24/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-13
04/25/96Senate Amended SJ-70
04/25/96Senate Read second time SJ-70
04/25/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-70
04/26/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-5
04/30/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-17
04/30/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-18
05/15/96House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-5
05/21/96House Debate adjourned HJ-69
05/21/96House Read second time HJ-91
05/21/96House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 HJ-96
05/22/96House Read third time and enrolled HJ-16
05/30/96 Ratified R 451
05/30/96 No signature required
05/30/96 Effective date None
06/27/96 Copies available
08/29/96 Act No. 469

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