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S*0588 (Rat #0250, Act #0177 of 1987) General Bill, By Senate Corrections and Penology
    A Bill to amend Sections 24-3-310 and 24-3-400, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to prison industries, so as to declare the further intent in the employment of convict labor is to place inmates in a realistic working environment and to require the Board of Corrections to place not less than five percent nor more than twenty percent of gross wages paid inmates with the State Treasurer for use in the Victim Assistance Program and other self-sustaining programs; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 24-3-315 so as to provide that inmate participation in any prison industry program be on a voluntary basis and that the inmate does not displace employed workers or receive less pay for work of a similar nature.
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03/26/87Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-1053
03/31/87Senate Read second time SJ-1087
03/31/87Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1087
04/01/87Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1118
04/02/87House Introduced and read first time
04/02/87House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
04/16/87House Committee report: Favorable Ways and Means HJ-1960
04/22/87House Objection by Rep. J. Bradley, Mappus & Foxworth HJ-2082
05/28/87House Special order
06/02/87House Read second time HJ-3474
06/03/87House Read third time and enrolled HJ-3581
06/25/87 Ratified R 250
06/30/87 Signed By Governor
07/09/87 Effective date 06/30/87
07/09/87 Act No. 177
07/13/87 Copies available

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