SC S0194 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 29 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-22 - Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amend Sections 16-15-90 And 16-15-100, Relating To Prostitution, To Increase The Penalties For Solicitation Of Prostitution, Establishing Or Keeping A Brothel Or House Of Prostitution, Or Causing Or Inducing Another To Participate In Prostitution; To Establish The Affirmative Defense Of Being A Victim Of Human Trafficking; And To Increase The Penalties For Soliciting, Causing, Or Inducing Another For Or Into Prostitution When The Prostitute Has A Mental Disability.

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Prostitution offenses


Roll Calls

2020-09-22 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt The Conference Report (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-05-12 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 8 N: 107 NV: 0 Abs: 8) [FAIL]
2020-05-12 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 100 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number Rfh-3 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-16 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-01-24 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-22SenateRoll call Ayes-40 Nays-0
2020-09-22SenateFree conference report adopted
2020-09-22SenateFree conference committee appointed Hutto, Shealy, Young
2020-09-22SenateFree conference powers granted
2020-09-15HouseConference committee appointed Murphy, Fry, and Bamberg
2020-05-12SenateSenate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Hutto, Shealy, Young
2020-05-12HouseRoll call Yeas-8 Nays-107
2020-05-12HouseNon-concurrence in Senate amendment
2020-03-12 Scrivener's error corrected
2020-03-11SenateReturned to House with amendments
2020-03-11SenateRoll call Ayes-39 Nays-0
2020-03-11SenateHouse amendment amended
2020-03-11 Scrivener's error corrected
2020-03-10SenateHouse amendment amended
2020-02-25 Scrivener's error corrected
2020-01-17HouseRead third time and returned to Senate with amendments
2020-01-16HouseUnanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
2020-01-16HouseRoll call Yeas-113 Nays-0
2020-01-16HouseRead second time
2020-01-15HouseDebate adjourned until Thursday, January 16
2019-05-08HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2019-01-30HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-30HouseIntroduced and read first time
2019-01-29SenateRead third time and sent to House
2019-01-24SenateRoll call Ayes-39 Nays-0
2019-01-24SenateRead second time
2019-01-24SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-01-24 Scrivener's error corrected
2019-01-23SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2019-01-09SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Shealy, Young
2019-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-08SenateIntroduced and read first time
2018-12-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

S0023 (Similar To) 2019-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
H3074 (Similar To) 2019-01-10 - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Wooten
H3296 (Similar To) 2019-03-12 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Johnson

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1615100(n/a)See Bill Text
161590(n/a)See Bill Text

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