Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1440Ratification Number: 418Primary Sponsor: HollandType of Legislation: GBSubject: Blank indictments for circuit solicitorsCompanion Bill Number: 4637Date Bill Passed both Bodies: Apr 29, 1992Computer Document Number: CYY/19016.SDGovernor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: May 19, 1992Introduced Date: Mar 31, 1992Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: May 21, 1992Last History Type: Veto sustainedAction on Governor's Veto: SScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: HollandType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1440 Senate May 21, 1992 Veto sustained 1440 ------ May 19, 1992 Vetoed by Governor 1440 ------ May 13, 1992 Ratified R 418 1440 House Apr 29, 1992 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 1440 House Apr 28, 1992 Read second time 1440 House Apr 14, 1992 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference 1440 Senate Apr 09, 1992 Read third time, sent to House 1440 Senate Apr 08, 1992 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, April 9, 1992 1440 Senate Mar 31, 1992 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATIONS TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR EXPENSES OF LITIGATION, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PROVIDE BLANK INDICTMENTS FOR THE CIRCUIT SOLICITORS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-7-940, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMISSION ON PROSECUTION COORDINATION, SO AS TO ADD THE DUTY OF PROVIDING BLANK INDICTMENTS FOR THE CIRCUIT SOLICITORS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Requirement to provide blank indictments deleted
SECTION 1. Section 1-7-80 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 1-7-80. The annual appropriation for the Attorney General for the expenses of litigation is subject to the following conditions:
(1) the Attorney General shall conduct all litigation which may be necessary for any department of the state government or any of the boards connected therewith, and all these boards or departments are forbidden to employ any counsel for any purpose except through the Attorney General and upon his advice;
(2) out of this appropriation the Attorney General shall pay for dockets for the several circuit solicitors and those other expenses as he may deem advisable."
Requirement to provide blank indictments added
SECTION 2. Section 1-7-940(A) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding a new item (4) to read:
"(4) provide blank indictments for the circuit solicitors."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
In the Senate House _________________________________.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the _______ day of __________________, 1992.
Printer's Date -- May 10, 1992 -- S.