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Bill Number: 2697 Ratification Number: 344 Act Number 331 Introducing Body: House Subject: Alcoholic beverage control laws; admissibility before commission
(A331, R344, H2697)
AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 61, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAWS, BY ADDING SECTION 61-13-295 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF ANY PERMITTEE OR LICENSEE, OR SERVANT, AGENT, OR EMPLOYEE OF THE PERMITTEE OR LICENSEE PLEADS GUILTY OR NOLO CONTENDERE TO, OR IS CONVICTED OF ANY CRIMINAL OFFENSE WHICH OCCURRED ON THE LICENSED PREMISES, THE CONVICTION OR PLEA CONSTITUTES PROOF THAT THE OFFENSE OCCURRED AND THE RECORD THEREOF IS ADMISSIBLE IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE COMMISSION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Admissibility before commission
SECTION 1. Article 3, Chapter 13, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 61-13-295. If any permittee or licensee, or servant, agent, or employee of the permittee or licensee pleads guilty or nolo contendere to, or is convicted of any criminal offense which occurred on the licensed premises, the conviction or plea constitutes proof that the offense occurred and the record thereof is admissible in an administrative proceeding before the commission."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.