Instructions


 
Loading...
Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
(pdf format)
S 0916 General Bill, By Malloy, Fair and M.B. Matthews
Summary: Juvenile Justice Code definitions
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JUVENILE JUSTICE CODE DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A "CHILD" OR "JUVENILE" MEANS A PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, DOES NOT MEAN A PERSON SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS CHARGED WITH A VIOLENT CRIME, AND THAT A PERSON SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO IS CHARGED WITH A CLASS A, B, C, OR D FELONY OR A FELONY WHICH PROVIDES FOR A MAXIMUM TERM OF IMPRISONMENT OF FIFTEEN YEARS OR MORE MUST BE PROVIDED THE RIGHT TO HAVE THE CASE REMANDED TO FAMILY COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-19-1210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO JURISDICTION OVER A CASE INVOLVING A CHILD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A CHILD WAS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS AT THE TIME OF COMMITTING AN ALLEGED OFFENSE, THE CIRCUIT COURT SHALL TRANSFER THE CASE TO FAMILY COURT, THAT IF A CHILD BELOW EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE WHICH, IF COMMITTED BY AN ADULT, WOULD BE A VIOLENT CRIME, THE COURT MAY RETAIN JURISDICTION, AND THAT IF A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IS CHARGED WITH CERTAIN OFFENSES, THE COURT MAY BIND OVER THE CHILD TO A COURT WHICH WOULD HAVE TRIAL JURISDICTION OF THE OFFENSES IF COMMITTED BY AN ADULT.
View full text          View Vote History          View Fiscal Impact
12/02/15Senate Prefiled
12/02/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 30)
01/13/16Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 30)
02/11/16Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree
04/13/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/14/16 Scrivener's error corrected
04/27/16Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/27/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/27/16Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/28/16Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 30)
04/28/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/03/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 11)
05/03/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 11)
05/03/16House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 23)
05/04/16House Amended (House Journal-page 14)
05/04/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 14)
05/04/16House Roll call Yeas-102 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 15)
05/04/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/05/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/05/16House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 141)
05/24/16Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 110)
05/24/16Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 110)



Legislative Services Agency
h t t p : / / w w w . s c s t a t e h o u s e . g o v