Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4016Primary Sponsor: ScottCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: GBSubject: ShopliftingResiding Body: SenateComputer Document Number: BR1/1711.ACIntroduced Date: May 22, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Jan 23, 1992Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: ScottType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 4016 Senate Jan 23, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 4016 House Jan 22, 1992 Read third time, sent to Senate 4016 House Jan 21, 1992 Read second time 4016 House Jan 15, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 25 4016 House May 22, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
January 15, 1992
S. Printed 1/15/92--H.
Read the first time May 22, 1991.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4016), to amend Section 16-13-110, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DAVID H. WILKINS, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-13-110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF SHOPLIFTING, SO AS TO INCREASE THE VALUE OF THE MERCHANDISE FROM FIFTY DOLLARS TO TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS WHERE THE PUNISHMENT IS LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS OR THIRTY DAYS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-13-110(B)(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(1) By a fine of not more than six hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both, for the first offense. If the value of the shoplifted merchandise is less than fifty two hundred dollars, the punishment must be a fine of not more than two hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.