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S 0268 General Bill, By L. Martin and Campsen
Similar (H 3218)
Summary: Jurisdiction of State Grand Jury
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF STATE GRAND JURIES, TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1650, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL REGARDING THE STATE GRAND JURY SYSTEM, TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1660, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SELECTION OF GRAND JURORS, TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1690, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE GRAND JURY'S AREAS OF INQUIRY AND RELATED PROCEDURES, TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1720, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SECRECY OF GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-1730, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF PRESIDING JUDGES OF STATE GRAND JURIES, ALL SO AS TO REVISE PROCEDURES REGARDING THE STATE GRAND JURY SYSTEM RELATING TO NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES WHEN A STATE GRAND JURY IS IMPANELED, COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE PRESIDING JUDGE AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL INCLUDING APPELLATE REVIEW OF A JUDGE'S REFUSAL TO IMPANEL A STATE GRAND JURY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE WHEN A CONFLICT OF INTEREST ARISES INVOLVING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL RELATED TO THE GRAND JURY PROCESS, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES RELATED TO SECRECY OF CERTAIN GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS, AND TO MAKE OTHER NECESSARY TECHNICAL CHANGES.
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12/10/14Senate Prefiled
12/10/14Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 161)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 161)
01/15/15Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Malloy, Coleman, Hembree, Young (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/11/15Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/12/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/28/15Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/28/15Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/28/15Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/29/15Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 41)
04/30/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 32)
04/30/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 32)
05/13/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 47)
05/19/15House Debate adjourned until Wed., 5-20-15 (House Journal-page 60)
05/20/15House Amended (House Journal-page 10)
05/20/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 10)
05/20/15House Roll call Yeas-69 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14)
05/21/15House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 10)
05/26/15Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 25)
05/26/15Senate Roll call Ayes-45 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)



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