Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 98Primary Sponsor: McConnellCommittee Number: 03Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Violent offender, ineligible for extended work releaseResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Corrections and PenologyComputer Document Number: DKA/4041AL.93Introduced Date: 19930112Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930112Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: McConnell Passailaigue RoseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 98 Senate 19930112 Introduced, read first time, 03 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 24-13-610, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXTENDED WORK RELEASE PROGRAM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME AS DEFINED IN SECTION 16-1-60 MAY PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 24-13-650 WHICH PROHIBITS A PERSON CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT CRIME FROM BEING RELEASED BACK INTO THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH HE COMMITTED THE OFFENSE UNDER THE WORK RELEASE PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 24-13-610 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 24-13-610. The Department of Corrections (department) may establish an extended work release program. The program may allow the exceptional regular work release resident, male or female, convicted of a first and not more than a second offense, the opportunity of extended work release placement in the community with the privilege of residing with an approved community sponsor and continuing employment in the community;. provided, that no No person convicted of murder or criminal sexual conduct in the first or second degree a violent crime as defined in Section 16-1-60 may participate in this extended work release program."
SECTION 2. Section 24-13-650 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.