SC S0089 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 16-5-50 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Penalty For Hindering A Law Enforcement Officer Or Rescuing A Prisoner, 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 1976 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



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

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

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