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S 0313 General Bill, By J.M. Long
    A Bill to amend Section 44-53-580, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the disposition of fines collected by any court or agency resulting from a violation of any provision of Article 3 of Chapter 53 of Title 44 (narcotics and controlled substances), so as to reduce by one-half the amount of fines remitted to the Department of Mental Health, to provide that one-half of all fines be remitted to the governing body of the law enforcement agency initiating the investigation which resulted in the conviction, to provide that if the law enforcement agency is a state agency that one-half of the fines must be remitted to the governing body in which the arrest was made, and to require that all funds received by any governing body must be used for law enforcement purposes; and to amend Section 44-53-370, as amended, relating to penalties for illegal distribution and possession of narcotics and controlled substances, so as to delete the provisions relating to the distribution of portions of the fines collected pursuant to the provisions of this Section.
03/05/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-735
03/05/85Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-736

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