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TO AMEND ACT 166 OF 2005, RELATING TO CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES AND THEIR PENALTIES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD THAT THE STUDY COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES CREATED BY THIS ACT IS SCHEDULED TO REPORT ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FEBRUARY 15, 2006, TO THE APPROPRIATE TIME AFTER THE COMMITTEE HAS DETERMINED ITS RECOMMENDATIONS AND A FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE IS SUBMITTED TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16 of Act 166 of 2005 is amended to read:
"SECTION 16. A study committee composed of five members of the Senate, appointed by the President Pro Tempore, and five members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker, is created to study the criminal domestic violence laws of the State, the effects of criminal domestic violence on victims, perpetrators, and the economy of the State, and the status of the state's current domestic violence prevention programs, and recommend appropriate changes to the General Assembly
by February 15, 2006 at the appropriate time after the study committee has determined its recommendations and a final report is submitted to the General Assembly."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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