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H 4368 - Makes changes to the Criminal Gang Prevention Act

Tracking Level: Priority
Sponsor: Phyllis Henderson (R)
Last Action: 1/14/2014 - House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

03.27.2014 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee began debate on this bill but ran out of time. No action was taken on the bill this week.
02.05.2014 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee carried this bill over.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the definition of criminal gang and provides for enhanced criminal penalties for gang related offenses.The bill also sets bond at least at $50,000 cash for a criminal gang member charged with a felony offense unless the defendant is unlikely to reoffend and submits to intensive pretrial supervision.


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H 4368 General Bill, By Henderson
Summary: Criminal Gang Prevention Act
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-8-230, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE CRIMINAL GANG PREVENTION ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "CRIMINAL GANG"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-8-240, RELATING TO THE USE OR THREATENED USE OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE BY CRIMINAL GANG MEMBERS TO COERCE PERSONS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CRIMINAL GANG, SO AS TO REVISE THE OFFENSE TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT OF THE USE OR THREATENED USE OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE AMONG OTHER THINGS; BY ADDING SECTION 16-8-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR GANG-RELATED OFFENSES; TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY BE RELEASED PENDING TRIAL UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO REFERENCE THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 17-15-15; AND TO AMEND SECTION 17-15-15, RELATING TO DEPOSIT OF A CASH PERCENTAGE IN LIEU OF BOND, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IF A CRIMINAL GANG MEMBER CHARGED WITH A FELONY OFFENSE IS RELEASED PENDING TRIAL ON BOND, THE BOND MUST BE SET FOR AT LEAST FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH OR SURETY UNLESS CERTAIN FINDINGS ARE MADE BY THE COURT ON THE RECORD.
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12/03/13House Prefiled
12/03/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/14/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 50)
01/14/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 50)



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