Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3955Ratification Number: 229Act Number: 175Primary Sponsor: D. SmithType of Legislation: GBSubject: Criminal records, county feesDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930528Computer Document Number: WWW/30067DW.93Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19930616Introduced Date: 19930414Date of Last Amendment: 19930520Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19930616Last History Type: Act No. 175Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: D. SmithType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 3955 ------ 19930616 Act No. 175 3955 ------ 19930616 Signed by Governor 3955 ------ 19930610 Ratified R 229 3955 Senate 19930528 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 3955 Senate 19930527 Read second time 3955 Senate 19930526 Unanimous consent for second and third reading on the next two consecutive Legislative days 3955 Senate 19930526 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference 3955 House 19930525 Read third time, sent to Senate 3955 House 19930520 Amended, read second time 3955 House 19930519 Amended, debate interrupted 3955 House 19930506 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 3955 House 19930414 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A175, R229, H3955)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES AND COSTS COLLECTED IN EACH COUNTY, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM TWENTY-FIVE TO THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS A FEE FOR EXPUNGING CRIMINAL RECORDS AND PROVIDE THAT THE FEE DOES NOT APPLY TO CASES WHERE THE DEFENDANT IS FOUND NOT GUILTY OR WHERE THE UNDERLYING CHARGE IS DISMISSED OR NOL PROSSED UNLESS THAT DISMISSAL OR NOL PROSSE IS THE RESULT OF SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-21-310(21) of the 1976 Code, as added by Section 53A, Part II, Act 171 of 1991, is amended to read:
"(21) for filing and processing an order for the Destruction of Arrest Records, thirty-five dollars, which fee must be for each order regardless of the number of cases contained in the order. The fee under the provisions of this item does not apply to cases where the defendant is found not guilty or where the underlying charge is dismissed or nol prossed unless that dismissal or nol prosse is the result of successful completion of a pretrial intervention program."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 16th day of June, 1993.