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H*4432 (Rat #0479, Act #0412 of 1992) General Bill, By Wilkins, H.H. Clyborne, Harrison, T.E. Huff, Jennings and J.B. Williams
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 16-3-85 so as to create the felony criminal offense of homicide by child abuse, to provide for the consideration of aggravating and mitigating circumstances, and to provide penalties; and to amend Section 19-11-30, relating to the competency of a husband or wife to testify to communications between them, so as to include in the exceptions compelling testimony those proceedings involving child abuse or neglect or the death of a child.-amended title
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02/20/92House Introduced and read first time HJ-6
02/20/92House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-6
03/25/92House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-11
04/02/92House Amended HJ-39
04/02/92House Read second time HJ-40
04/02/92House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-40
04/03/92House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3
04/06/92Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13
04/06/92Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-13
04/30/92Senate Polled out of committee Judiciary SJ-12
05/06/92Senate Read second time SJ-18
05/06/92Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-18
05/07/92Senate Amended SJ-60
05/19/92Senate Amended SJ-23
05/19/92Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-24
05/20/92House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-4
05/27/92 Ratified R 479
06/02/92 Signed By Governor
06/02/92 Effective date 06/02/92
06/02/92 Act No. 412
07/09/92 Copies available

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