SC H3021 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-11 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Tedder
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 16-17-720, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Offense Of Impersonating A Law Enforcement Officer, So As To Remove The Exception For A Citizen's Arrest; To Amend Section 40-41-80, Relating To Hawker And Peddler Licenses, So As To Remove Provisions Allowing For A Citizens' Arrest Of An Unlicensed Hawker Or Peddler; And To Repeal Sections 17-13-10 And 17-13-20 Both Relating To Circumstances In Which A Citizen May Make An Arrest.

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Citizen's arrest



2021-02-11HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Tedder
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

H3428 (Similar To) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1617720(n/a)See Bill Text
171310(n/a)See Bill Text
171320(n/a)See Bill Text
404180(n/a)See Bill Text

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