South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 3087

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Rutherford
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5908cm21.docx

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2021
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   12/9/2020  House   Prefiled
   12/9/2020  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary
   1/12/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 63)
   1/12/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 63)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/9/2020

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-7-90 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT BE PLACED UNDER CUSTODIAL ARREST WHEN HE IS CHARGED WITH CERTAIN TRAFFIC OFFENSES FOR WHICH A UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET IS ISSUED.

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

SECTION    1.    Chapter 7, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 56-7-90.    A person may not be placed under custodial arrest when he is charged with a traffic offense which does not involve the unlawful use of alcohol or any other substance for which a uniform traffic ticket is issued."

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

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