South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4445

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. B. Newton
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5711cm19.docx

Introduced in the House on April 11, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Emergency scene management

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   4/11/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 56)
   4/11/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 56)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

4/11/2019

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1538, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF AN EMERGENCY SCENE, DRIVING A VEHICLE THROUGH AN EMERGENCY SCENE, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THIS SECTION, SO AS TO DOUBLE THE PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 56-5-1538(H) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(H)        A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of endangering emergency services personnel and, upon conviction, must be fined not less than three six hundred dollars nor more than five hundred one thousand dollars."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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