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H 3549 General Bill, By Harris, Burns, Chumley, Pace, Nutt, Beach, S. Jones, White, Leber, Long, O'Neal and Landing
    A BILL TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA PRENATAL EQUAL PROTECTION ACT OF 2023"; BY ADDING SECTIONS 16-3-6, 16-3-105, 16-3-106, 16-3-107, AND 16-3-108 SO AS TO DEFINE "PERSON" TO INCLUDE AN UNBORN CHILD AT ANY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT AND TO ENSURE THAT AN UNBORN CHILD WHO IS A VICTIM OF HOMICIDE IS AFFORDED EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE HOMICIDE LAWS OF THE STATE, WITH EXCEPTIONS; AND BY ADDING SECTIONS 16-3-760, 16-3-761, 16-3-762, AND 16-3-763 SO AS TO DEFINE "PERSON" TO INCLUDE AN UNBORN CHILD AT ANY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT AND TO ENSURE THAT AN UNBORN CHILD WHO IS A VICTIM OF ASSAULT IS AFFORDED EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE ASSAULT LAWS OF THE STATE, WITH EXCEPTIONS.
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12/15/22House Prefiled
12/15/22House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/23House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 206)
01/10/23House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 206)
01/11/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Beach
01/12/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Jones, White
01/17/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Leber
01/25/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Long
01/31/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: O'Neal
02/01/23House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing



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