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S*0025 (Rat #0252, Act #0179 of 1987) General Bill, By Senate Transportation
    A Bill to amend Section 56-5-2930, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to driving under the influence of liquor, drugs, or like substances (DUI), so as to define drug; and to amend Section 56-5-2950, relating to implied consent to a chemical test to determine the alcoholic content of blood, so as to provide that blood and urine tests may be used, but not required, to determine the presence of alcohol or drugs or a combination of them in the systems of persons arrested for DUI, to provide procedures for administering the tests, to provide that an arrested person's failure to request additional tests is not admissible in the trial of a person, and to release persons administering the test from civil and criminal liability unless negligent, to impose a fee for administering the test on persons convicted of violations of Section 56-5-2930 or 56-5-2945; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 56-5-2955 so as to provide that evidence obtained under the provisions of Section 56-5-2950 is not admissible as evidence to prove a criminal offense other than those offenses delineated in Title 56 of the 1976 Code.-amended title
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09/08/86Senate Prefiled without reference
01/13/87Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-50
01/15/87Senate Read second time SJ-176
01/15/87Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-176
01/27/87Senate Amended SJ-304
01/27/87Senate Debate interrupted SJ-305
01/28/87Senate Amended SJ-333
01/28/87Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-342
01/29/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-288
01/29/87House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-289
05/07/87House Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary HJ-2546
05/28/87House Special order
06/02/87House Amended HJ-3458
06/02/87House Read second time HJ-3473
06/03/87House Read third time HJ-3580
06/03/87House Returned HJ-3580
06/03/87Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-2765
06/25/87 Ratified R 252
06/30/87 Signed By Governor
07/09/87 Effective date 12/30/87
07/09/87 Act No. 179
07/13/87 Copies available

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