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255Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010131Primary Sponsor: HayesAll Sponsors: Hayes, Branton, Ryberg, Ravenel, Giese, Grooms, Alexander, Wilson, Peeler, J. Verne Smith, Leatherman, Hawkins and RitchieDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22706cm01.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJDate of Last Amendment: 20020228Subject: Violent crime, narcotic drug distribution and trafficking offenses involving weapons considered; Crimes and OffensesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20020306 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 20020305 Read third time, sent to House ------ 20020304 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020228 Amended, read second time Senate 20020220 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 20010131 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 20, 2002 - Word format Revised on February 28, 2002 - Word format Revised on March 4, 2002 - Word format
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED AND AMENDED
February 28, 2002
Introduced by Senators Hayes, Branton, Ryberg, Ravenel, Giese, Grooms, Alexander, Wilson, Peeler, J. Verne Smith, Leatherman, Hawkins and Ritchie
S. Printed 2/28/02--S. [SEC 3/4/02 12:14 PM]
Read the first time January 31, 2001.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "CRIME OF VIOLENCE" TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSES OF DISTRIBUTION OF NARCOTIC DRUGS AND TRAFFICKING OF NARCOTIC DRUGS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-23-10(c) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(c) The term 'crime of violence' means
murder, manslaughter (except negligent manslaughter arising out of traffic accidents), rape, mayhem, kidnapping, burglary, robbery, housebreaking, assault with intent to kill, commit rape, or rob, assault with a dangerous weapon, a violent crime pursuant to Section 16-1-60 or assault with intent to commit any offense punishable by imprisonment for more than one year distribution of a narcotic drug pursuant to Chapter 53 of Title 44."
SECTION 2. Section 16-23-10(f) is amended to read:
"(f) The term 'conviction'
as used herein shall include includes pleas of guilty, pleas of nolo contendere, and forfeiture of bail, but does not include convictions for which a pardon was granted."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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