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S*0062 (Rat #0439, Act #0406 of 1996) General Bill, By McConnell, Courson, Elliott, O'Dell, Rankin, M.T. Rose, Ryberg and Wilson
    A Bill to amend Section 24-3-20, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the confinement of prisoners, so as to provide that a prisoner who has been sentenced to imprisonment for more than three months who escapes or attempts to escape from custody under certain circumstances may not serve his sentence for the original conviction or an additional sentence for the escape or attempted escape in a minimum security facility and for a certain period and to delete an obsolete reference; and to amend Section 24-13-410, as amended, relating to escaping or attempting to escape from prison, so as to revise the sentence.-amended title
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10/03/94Senate Prefiled
10/03/94Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology
01/10/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-28
01/10/95Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology SJ-28
04/11/95Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Corrections and Penology SJ-27
01/25/96Senate Amended SJ-27
01/25/96Senate Read second time SJ-27
01/25/96Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-27
01/31/96Senate Amended SJ-12
01/31/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-12
02/01/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-11
02/01/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-11
05/02/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-2
05/08/96House Amended HJ-17
05/08/96House Read second time HJ-18
05/09/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-15
05/28/96Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-19
05/30/96 Ratified R 439
06/04/96 Signed By Governor
06/04/96 Effective date 06/04/96
06/27/96 Copies available
06/27/96 Act No. 406

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