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  1. Introduced 2020-06-23
  2. Passed Senate
  3. Passed House
  4. Signed into Law
S 1237
South Carolina Senate Bill
Bill Title:
A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 17-13-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A CITIZEN MAY CONDUCT A CITIZEN'S ARREST, TO REPEAL THE PROVISION THAT AUTHORIZES A CITIZEN'S ARREST DURING THE NIGHTTIME IN CASES WHERE THE PERSON BEING ARRESTED HAS COMMITTED A FELONY, HAS ENTERED A DWELLING HOUSE WITHOUT PERMISSION, HAS BROKEN INTO OR IS BREAKING INTO AN OUTHOUSE WITH A VIEW TO PLUNDER, HAS IN HIS POSSESSION STOLEN PROPERTY, OR FLEES WHILE HE IS HAILED IF HE IS UNDER JUST SUSPICION OF HIS DESIGN TO STEAL OR COMMIT SOME FELONY.
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2020-06-23, Senate: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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2020-06-23, Senate
  • Introduced and read first time
  • Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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