South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 4075

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Wetmore, Stavrinakis and Weeks
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\6054cm21.docx

Introduced in the House on March 11, 2021
Introduced in the Senate on April 28, 2021
Last Amended on April 27, 2021
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: SLED, conformity for registration requirements

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/11/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 45)
   3/11/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 45)
   4/21/2021  House   Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 15)
   4/27/2021  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks
   4/27/2021  House   Amended (House Journal-page 93)
   4/27/2021  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 93)
   4/27/2021  House   Roll call Yeas-105  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 93)
   4/28/2021  House   Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 7)
   4/28/2021  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
   4/28/2021  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 6)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

3/11/2021
4/21/2021
4/27/2021

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Indicates Matter Stricken

Indicates New Matter

AMENDED

April 27, 2021

H. 4075

Introduced by Reps. Wetmore, Stavrinakis and Weeks

S. Printed 4/27/21--H.

Read the first time March 11, 2021.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY, SO AS TO CONFORM THE REGISTRATION PROVISIONS FOR SECOND DEGREE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR TO THIRD DEGREE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH A MINOR.

Amend Title To Conform

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

SECTION    1.    Section 23-3-430(C)(5) and (6) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(5)    criminal sexual conduct with minors, second degree (Section 16-3-655(B)). If evidence is presented at the criminal proceeding or in any court of competent jurisdiction, and the court makes a specific finding on the record that the conviction obtained for this offense resulted from consensual sexual conduct, as contained in Section 16-3-655(B)(2) provided the offender is eighteen years of age or less, or consensual sexual conduct between persons under sixteen years of age, the convicted person is not an offender and is not required to register pursuant to the provisions of this article;

(6)    criminal sexual conduct with minors, third degree (Section 16-3-655(C)). If evidence is presented at the criminal proceeding , or in any court of competent jurisdiction and the court makes a specific finding on the record that the conviction obtained for this offense resulted from consensual sexual conduct, as contained in Section 16-3-655(B)(2) , provided the offender is eighteen years of age or less, or consensual sexual conduct between persons under sixteen years of age, the convicted person is not an offender and is not required to register pursuant to the provisions of this article;"

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

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