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3241Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990112Primary Sponsor: LourieAll Sponsors: Lourie, J. SmithDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\kgh\15164cm99.docCompanion Bill Number: 44Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Criminal record search, State Law Enforcement Division may charge fee for charitable organizationsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990112 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee House 19990106 Prefiled, referred to Committee 25 HJ Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-3-115 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION SHALL CHARGE A FEE NOT TO EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS FOR A CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCH IF THE CRIMINAL RECORD SEARCH IS CONDUCTED FOR A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION OR FOR THE USE OF A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-3-115. (A) Notwithstanding another provision of law, the State Law Enforcement Division shall charge a fee not to exceed five dollars for a criminal record search conducted pursuant to this article and related regulations contained in Subarticle 1, Article 3, Chapter 73 of the Code of Regulations, if the criminal record search is conducted for a charitable organization or for the use of a charitable organization. The division shall develop forms on which a charitable organization shall certify that the criminal record search is conducted for a charitable organization or for the use of a charitable organization.
(B) For purposes of this section, the phrase 'charitable organization' shall have the same meaning as provided in Section 33-56-20(1) regardless of whether the organization is granted an exemption from the Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act, Chapter 56, Title 33."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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