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A167, R197, H4205
Sponsors: Reps. G.R. Smith, G.M. Smith, Wylie, Hutto and Viers
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on April 20, 2010
Last Amended on April 15, 2010
Passed by the General Assembly on April 22, 2010
Governor's Action: May 12, 2010, Signed
Summary: Criminal records
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11/17/2009 House Prefiled 11/17/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/12/2010 House Introduced and read first time HJ-29 1/12/2010 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-29 2/25/2010 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hutto 3/24/2010 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-26 3/25/2010 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Viers 4/15/2010 House Amended HJ-39 4/15/2010 House Read second time HJ-40 4/15/2010 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-40 4/16/2010 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1 4/20/2010 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-5 4/21/2010 Senate Read second time SJ-31 4/22/2010 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-17 5/6/2010 Ratified R 197 5/12/2010 Signed By Governor 5/21/2010 Effective date 05/12/10 5/25/2010 Act No. 167
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(A167, R197, H4205)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 17-1-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DESTRUCTION OF CRIMINAL RECORDS WHEN A CHARGE IS DISMISSED OR THE PERSON IS FOUND INNOCENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN OFFENSES INVOLVING VIOLATIONS OF BOATING AND DRIVING LAWS, CERTAIN ENACTMENTS PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, AND OTHER STATE CRIMINAL OFFENSES IF THE VIOLATOR IS NOT FINGERPRINTED; AND TO ALLOW FOR THE ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION WITH REGARD TO THIS SECTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Expungement of criminal charges, exceptions, electronic transmission of information
SECTION 1. Section 17-1-40 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 36 of 2009, is further amended by adding appropriately lettered subsections at the end to read:
"( ) This section does not apply to a person who is charged with a violation of Title 50, Title 56, an enactment pursuant to the authority of counties and municipalities provided in Titles 4 and 5, or any other state criminal offense if the person is not fingerprinted for the violation.
( ) The State Law Enforcement Division is authorized to promulgate regulations that allow for the electronic transmission of information pursuant to this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 6th day of May, 2010.
Approved the 12th day of May, 2010.
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