SC H3476 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Scrivener's error corrected
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 16-3-80 So As To Create The Offense Of Fentanyl-induced Homicide, To Provide A Penalty For A Violation, And To Prohibit An Affirmative Defense; By Amending Section 16-1-60, Relating To The Definition Of A Violent Crime, So As To Add The Offense Of Fentanyl-induced Homicide; And By Amending Section 44-53-190, Relating To Schedule I Controlled Substances, So As To Add Fentanyl-related Substances.

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Homicide, fentanyl-induced



2023-01-31 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-02-01HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing
2023-01-19HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Oremus, M.M.Smith, Davis
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-12-08HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

S0001 (Similar To) 2024-05-08 - Debate adjourned
S0238 (Similar To) 2023-07-27 - Scrivener's error corrected
S0586 (Similar To) 2024-01-19 - Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Rice, Senn, Adams, Tedder

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
16160(n/a)See Bill Text
16380(n/a)See Bill Text
4453190(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments