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H*3607
Session 109 (1991-1992) 

H*3607(Rat #0515, Act #0435 of 1992)  General Bill, By C.Y. Waites, 
D.M. Beasley, T.M. Burriss, R.S. Corning, J.L.M. Cromer, T.E. Huff, K.G. Kempe, 
H.H. Keyserling, M.H. Kinon, A.C. McGinnis, Quinn, T.F. Rogers and I.K. Rudnick
 A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section
 14-17-725 so as to provide that where General Sessions fines or restitution
 payments are paid through installments, a collection cost charge of three
 percent of the payment must also be collected by the Clerk of Court from the
 defendant and transferred to the County Treasurer for deposit to credit of the
 county general fund.-amended titl

   02/27/91  House  Introduced and read first time HJ-8
   02/27/91  House  Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-8
   04/17/91  House  Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Judiciary HJ-17
   04/25/91  House  Amended HJ-77
   04/25/91  House  Read second time HJ-78
   04/25/91  House  Unanimous consent for third reading on next
                     legislative day HJ-78
   04/26/91  House  Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3
   04/29/91  Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
   04/29/91  Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-6
   05/20/92  Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-18
   05/21/92  Senate Read second time SJ-34
   05/21/92  Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next
                     legislative day SJ-34
   05/22/92  Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-47
   05/27/92         Ratified R 515
   06/01/92         Signed By Governor
   06/01/92         Effective date 06/01/92
   06/01/92         Act No. 435
   07/09/92         Copies available



(A435, R515, H3607)

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 14-17-725 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHERE GENERAL SESSIONS FINES OR RESTITUTION PAYMENTS ARE PAID THROUGH INSTALLMENTS, A COLLECTION COST CHARGE OF THREE PERCENT OF THE PAYMENT ALSO MUST BE COLLECTED BY THE CLERK OF COURT FROM THE DEFENDANT AND TRANSFERRED TO THE COUNTY TREASURER FOR DEPOSIT TO CREDIT OF THE COUNTY GENERAL FUND.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Collection cost charge authorized

SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 14-17-725. Where general sessions fines or restitution payments are paid through installments, a collection cost charge of three percent of the payment also must be collected by the clerk of court from the defendant and transferred to the county treasurer for deposit to credit of the county general fund in the same manner other funds collected by the clerk of court are transferred to the county treasurer for deposit to the county general fund."

Time effective

SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Approved the 1st day of June, 1992.




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