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Bill Number: 2533 Ratification Number: 333 Act Number 322 Introducing Body: House Subject: Eligibility for parole
(A322, R333, H2533)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 24-21-950, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR PARDON CONSIDERATION, SO AS TO ADD A GUIDELINE WHICH WOULD AUTHORIZE THE VICTIM OF A CRIME OR ANY MEMBER OF THE CONVICTED PERSON'S FAMILY LIVING WITHIN THE STATE TO PETITION FOR A PARDON FOR ANY PERSON WHO IS NO LONGER AN INMATE OR A PROBATIONER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Victim may petition for pardon
SECTION 1. Section 24-21-950 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"E. The victim of a crime or any member of a convicted person's family living within this State may petition for a pardon for any person who is no longer an inmate or a probationer."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.