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H*2155 (Rat #0445, Act #0404 of 1986) General Bill, By M.S. Gulledge, C.D. Chamblee, Davenport, J. Faber, E.D. Foxworth, J.L. Harris, J.R. Klapman and J.W. Tucker
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    A Bill to amend Section 44-53-480, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the enforcement of laws governing controlled substances, so as to give to officers of the Department of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division authority to execute and serve search, arrest, and administrative inspection warrants, subpoenas, and summonses; to amend Section 44-53-520, relating to forfeiture of property with respect to controlled substances, so as to make additional property subject to forfeiture and to require that copies of reports of forfeited property be provided the Division of General Services and to specify the contents of the report; to amend Section 44-53-530, relating to forfeiture procedures and disposition of forfeited property, so as to clarify judicial forfeiture procedures, and to provide that the first thousand dollars of cash seized and forfeited shall remain the property of the seizing agency; to amend Section 44-53-580, relating to dispositions of fines and other monies, so as to delete surplus language; to amend Section 44-53-582, relating to the requirement that funds used by law enforcement officers to purchase controlled substances be returned to the unit of government furnishing the funds, so as to provide that the funds may be returned to the appropriate agency of local government; to amend Section 44-53-584, relating to the report required by agencies receiving forfeited property, so as to provide that the Division of General Services shall maintain the required records; to amend Section 44-53-586, relating to notice to innocent owners of property subject to forfeiture, so as to clarify notice procedures and the rights of innocent owners; and to amend Section 44-53-588, relating to disposition of proceeds of the sale of forfeited property, so as to eliminate various reporting requirements and to provide further for the disposition of forfeited property previously transferred to the State Treasurer.-amended title
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01/16/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-310
01/16/85House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-310
05/15/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-3210
05/22/85House Debate adjourned HJ-3389
05/23/85House Objection by Rep. Day HJ-3467
05/23/85House Debate adjourned HJ-3467
05/28/85House Objection by Rep. Hearn, TM Burriss & MD Burriss HJ-3528
05/30/85House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Day HJ-3670
06/04/85House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Hearn, M.D. Burriss & T.M. Burriss HJ-3836
06/04/85House Amended HJ-3837
06/04/85House Read second time HJ-3854
06/05/85House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3944
06/05/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-2822
06/05/85Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-2822
03/04/86Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-808
03/05/86Senate Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary SJ-818
04/22/86Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-2222
04/24/86Senate Amended SJ-2278
04/24/86Senate Read second time SJ-2279
04/24/86Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-2279
04/29/86Senate Read third time SJ-2361
04/29/86Senate Returned SJ-2361
04/29/86House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-2692
04/30/86 Ratified R 445
05/06/86 Signed By Governor
05/06/86 Effective date 05/06/86
05/06/86 Act No. 404
05/20/86 Copies available

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