SC S0076 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-07-27 - Scrivener's error corrected
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #3) [HTML]


Amend Section 16-5-50 Of The South Carolina Code Of Laws, Relating To The Penalty For Hindering A Law Enforcement Officer Or Rescuing A Prisoner, So As To Provide That A Person Who Hinders A Law Enforcement Officer Is Guilty Of A Misdemeanor, And To Provide That An Officer Shall Not Interfere With A Person Photographing Or Recording An Officer In Certain Circumstances; And To Amend Section 16-9-320 Of The South Carolina Code, Relating To Opposing, Resisting, Or Assaulting A Law Enforcement Officer Serving Process, To Make Conforming Changes.

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Hindering a law enforcement



2023-07-27 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10SenateIntroduced and read first time
2022-11-30SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
16550(n/a)See Bill Text
169320(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments