South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Reps. Beach, Burns, Chumley and Pace
Document Path: LC-0084HDB23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/15/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 218)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 218)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 44-41-90 so as to prohibit state or local funds from being used for the unlawful killing of an unborn person or for the benefit of any person or entity who provides funding for the unlawful killing of an unborn person; and by amending Section 16-3-50, relating to manslaughter, so as to include the unlawful killing of an unborn person by decapitation, slaughter, or otherwise.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 41, Title 44 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 44-41-90. (A) No state funds may, directly or indirectly, be utilized for the unlawful killing of an unborn person in violation of Section 16-3-50, or for the benefit of any person or entity who provides funding for the unlawful killing of an unborn person in violation of Section 16-3-50.
(B) No funds appropriated or authorized by the State may be used by any political subdivision of the State in a manner prohibited in subsection (A).
SECTION 2. Section 16-3-50 of the S.C. Code is amended to read:
Section 16-3-50. A person convicted of manslaughter, or the unlawful killing of another without malice, express or implied, must be imprisoned not more than thirty years or less than two years. For purposes of this section, "manslaughter" includes the unlawful killing of an unborn person by decapitation, slaughter, or otherwise.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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