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S*1293 (Rat #0462, Act #0437 of 1996) General Bill, By Thomas, Courson, Fair, Giese, Hayes, Jackson, Passailaigue, Russell and Wilson
Similar (S 1296, H 4657)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 16-3-1535 so as to provide that all law enforcement agencies shall provide a crime victim a copy of the crime incident report relating to his case and certain other information; to amend Section 17-25-322, as amended, relating to the payment of restitution to a crime victim by a person convicted of a crime, so as to provide that the Attorney General has the right to be present and heard at a restitution hearing, to provide that a monthly payment schedule shall be imposed so that restitution may be collected, to provide for the distribution of unclaimed restitution fund, and that an offender may not be granted a pardon until certain requirements of the restitution order have been fulfilled; to amend Section 17-25-323, as amended, relating to the enforcement and execution of a judgment in a criminal case, so as to provide that the Attorney General may make a motion to hold a hearing to require a defendant to show cause why his default of court-ordered payments should not be treated as a civil judgment and a judgment lien attached; to amend Section 17-25-326, as amended, relating to the alteration, modification, or rescission of certain judgments, and executions, so as to provide that the Attorney General may file a petition to alter, modify, or rescind certain orders; by adding Section 24-21-490 so as to provide for the collection and distribution of restitution from persons under probationary and intensive probationary supervision; to amend Section 16-3-1110, as amended, relating to definitions relating to the compensation of victims of crime, so as to provide a definition of "restitution"; by adding Section 17-25-324 so as to provide for the payment of restitution to certain secondary victims and third-party payees, to require the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services to prepare and provide a report containing recommendations for collection and distribution of restitution and issues relating to indigent offenders and the use of civil remedies, and to provide that a minimum number of restitution beds must be maintained.-amended title
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03/26/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-23
03/26/96Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology SJ-23
04/24/96Senate Polled favorable with amendment Corrections Penology SJ-16
04/25/96Senate Amended SJ-80
04/25/96Senate Read second time SJ-80
04/25/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-80
04/26/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-7
04/30/96House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-24
05/02/96House Amended HJ-19
05/02/96House Read second time HJ-23
05/07/96House Reconsider vote whereby read second time HJ-23
05/07/96House Objection by Rep. Knotts HJ-24
05/07/96House Amended HJ-25
05/07/96House Read second time HJ-25
05/08/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-14
05/14/96Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-57
05/15/96House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Cotty, Wofford & Govan HJ-27
05/16/96Senate Conference committee appointed Thomas, Jackson & Martin SJ-8
05/28/96House Conference report adopted HJ-41
05/29/96Senate Conference report received and adopted SJ-54
05/29/96Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-54
05/30/96 Ratified R 462
06/04/96 Signed By Governor
06/04/96 Effective date 01/01/97 and applies to all persons sentenced on or after 4/1/97, except that the provisions contained in Section 17-25-324(C) take effect 01/01/97
07/03/96 Copies available
07/03/96 Act No. 437

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