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S*0577 (Rat #0176, Act #0206 of 1987) Joint Resolution, By J.C. Hayes, Branton, Bryan, Courson, R.C. Dennis, W.W. Doar, Drummond, H.U. Fielding, T.E. Garrison, Giese, C.T. Hinson, Holland, Leatherman, W.R. Lee, Leventis, J.C. Lindsay, J.M. Long, I.E. Lourie, A.S. Macaulay, J.A. Martin, Matthews, McConnell, F.H. McGill, P.B. McLeod, Moore, Patterson, Peeler, T.H. Pope, C.L. Powell, Setzler, R.C. Shealy, H.C. Smith, J.V. Smith, T.E. Smith, Thomas, J.M. Waddell and Wilson
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    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to Section 22 of Article V of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to grand and petit juries so as to authorize the General Assembly to establish a State Grand Jury by General Law; and proposing an amendment to Section 11 of Article I of the Constitution, relating to the requirement that no person may be held to answer for any crime where the punishment exceeds a fine of two hundred dollars or imprisonment for thirty days, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury of the county where the crime has been committed, with certain exceptions so as to provide that nothing contained in the Constitution is deemed to limit or prohibit the establishment by the General Assembly of a State Grand Jury with the authority to return indictments and with that other authority, including procedure, as the General Assembly may provide.
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03/25/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1018
03/25/87Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-1018
04/29/87Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-1565
04/30/87Senate Read second time SJ-1637
04/30/87Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1637
05/05/87Senate Special order SJ-1685
05/06/87Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1696
05/07/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-2553
05/07/87House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-2554
05/21/87House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-3083
05/26/87House Read second time HJ-3150
05/27/87House Read third time and enrolled HJ-3246
06/02/87 Ratified R 176
06/03/87 Signed By Governor
06/03/87 Act No. 206
06/16/87 Copies available

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