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S 0063 General Bill, By Patterson
Similar (H 3035)
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-430, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the jurisdiction of courts over a juvenile, so as to require that a juvenile fourteen years of age or older who commits a crime that would be a felony if committed by an adult must be tried as an adult in the Court of General Sessions; to amend Section 20-7-780, as amended, relating to the confidentiality of fingerprint records of a juvenile, so as to provide that juveniles detained for offenses that would be a crime if committed by an adult must be photographed and fingerprinted and the records may be transmitted to the State Law Enforcement Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or other law enforcement agencies; and to amend Section 20-7-2170, relating to commitment of a juvenile, so as to provide that a juvenile adjudicated delinquent for committing a felony may be sentenced based on standards used for an adult, and must be held in a maximum security facility for juveniles until he reaches eighteen years of age.
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01/12/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-42
01/12/93Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-43
03/02/94Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary SJ-12

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