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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 VIOLATIONS OF TITLE 50 OR TITLE 56 IN WHICH A RECORD IS NOT MAINTAINED THAT REQUIRES DESTRUCTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 17-1-40 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 36 of 2009, is further amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:
"( ) The provisions of this section do not apply to violations of Title 50 or Title 56 in which a record is not maintained that requires destruction."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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