SC H3583 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 53-14)
Status: Passed on May 26 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-26 - Act No. 54
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting "gavin's Law" By Adding Section 16-15-430 So As To Create The Offenses Of "sexual Extortion" And "aggravated Sexual Extortion", To Define Necessary Terms, And To Provide Penalties For Violations. - Ratified Title

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Gavin's Law, Sextortion


Rep. Brandon Guffey [R]Rep. Brian Lawson [R]Rep. Jordan Pace [R]Rep. Patrick Haddon [R]
Rep. David O'Neal [R]Rep. Thomas Pope [R]Rep. Randy Ligon [R]Rep. Brandon Newton [R]
Rep. Heath Sessions [R]Rep. Carl Anderson [D]Rep. Bill Taylor [R]Rep. Jerry Carter [R]
Rep. Gary Brewer [R]Rep. Christopher Murphy [R]Rep. Joe White [R]Rep. Val Guest [R]
Rep. Cody Mitchell [R]Rep. Fawn Pedalino [R]Rep. Melissa Oremus [R]Rep. Christopher Wooten [R]
Rep. Micajah Caskey [R]Rep. Matthew Leber [R]Rep. Kathy Landing [R]Rep. Don Chapman [R]
Rep. David Vaughan [R]Rep. Davey Hiott [R]Rep. Doug Gilliam [R]Rep. April Cromer [R]
Rep. Brandon Cox [R]Rep. Dennis Moss [R]Rep. Travis Moore [R]Rep. Thomas Beach [R]
Rep. Jermaine Johnson [D]Rep. Tom Hartnett [R]Rep. Heather Bauer [D]Rep. Carla Schuessler [R]
Rep. William Bailey [R]Rep. Mike Neese [R]Rep. Weston Newton [R]Rep. Wallace Jordan [R]
Rep. William Hewitt [R]Rep. John King [D]Rep. Wendell Gilliard [D]Rep. Robert Williams [D]
Rep. Joseph Jefferson [D]Rep. David Weeks [D]Rep. Ashley Trantham [R]Rep. Roger Nutt [R]
Rep. John Mccravy [R]Rep. Robby Robbins [R]Rep. Nathan Ballentine [R]Rep. Paula Rawl Calhoon [R]
Rep. Marvin Smith [R]Rep. Sylleste Davis [R]Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter [D]Rep. Patricia Henegan [D]
Rep. Murrell Smith [R]Rep. Frank Atkinson [D]Rep. Shannon Erickson [R]Rep. Wendell Jones [D]
Rep. Bart Blackwell [R]Rep. Annie McDaniel [D]Rep. Jeffrey Johnson [R]Rep. Stewart Jones [R]
Rep. Mark Willis [R]Rep. Terry Alexander [D]Rep. Raye Felder [R]

Roll Calls

2023-05-16 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 12 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2023-05-11 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-27 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 107 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2023-04-26 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2023-05-26 Act No. 54
2023-05-26 Effective date 05/18/23
2023-05-18 Signed By Governor
2023-05-17 Ratified R 82
2023-05-16HouseRoll call Yeas-100 Nays-0
2023-05-16HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2023-05-16SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2023-05-11SenateUnanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
2023-05-11SenateRoll call Ayes-43 Nays-0
2023-05-11SenateRead second time
2023-05-11SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2023-05-09SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2023-05-03SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Matthews, Rice, Senn, Adams
2023-04-27SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-04-27SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-04-27HouseRoll call Yeas-107 Nays-0
2023-04-27HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-04-26HouseRoll call Yeas-113 Nays-0
2023-04-26HouseRead second time
2023-04-26HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: J.E.Johnson, S.Jones, Willis, Alexander
2023-04-20HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: McDaniel
2023-04-20HouseDebate adjourned until Wed., 4-26-23
2023-04-20HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell
2023-04-19HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2023-04-05HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, G.M.Smith, Atkinson, Erickson, W.Jones
2023-04-04HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Cobb-Hunter
2023-03-30HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Calhoon, M.M.Smith, Davis
2023-03-29HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins, Ballentine
2023-03-28HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
2023-03-14HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Trantham, Nutt, McCravy
2023-03-07HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: King, Gilliard, Williams, Jefferson, Weeks
2023-03-01HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton, Jordan, Hewitt
2023-02-23HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Hartnett, Bauer, Schuessler, Bailey, Neese
2023-04-01HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: Felder
2023-02-23HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder, B.L.Cox, Moss, T.Moore, Beach, J.L.Johnson
2023-02-14HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Cromer
2023-02-02HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Hiott, Gilliam
2023-02-01HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Vaughan
2023-01-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing, Chapman
2023-01-24HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: White, Guest, Mitchell, Pedalino, Oremus, Wooten, Caskey, Leber
2023-01-19HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor, Carter, Brewer, Murphy
2023-01-18HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Anderson
2023-01-12HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Sessions
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-12-15HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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1615430(n/a)See Bill Text

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