Current Status Bill Number:
3485Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970219Primary Sponsor: FlemingAll Sponsors: Fleming, J. Hines, Inabinett, Lloyd, Chellis, Stille, Hawkins, Sandifer, Webb, Rhoad, Tripp, Riser, Wilkes and MackDrafted Document Number: dka\4055cm.97Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Mail box, destroying of; felony, Crimes and Offenses
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970219 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-522 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DESTROYING A MAIL BOX IS A FELONY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 16-11-522. It is unlawful to destroy a mail box. A person convicted of violating this provision is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be imprisoned not more than three years."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.