SC S0198 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 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]

Summary

Amend Section 16-5-10 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Conspiracy Against Civil Rights, To Provide That It Shall Be Unlawful For Any Person, Regardless Of His Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Or National Origin, To Conspire Against Civil Rights; To Amend Chapter 5, Title 16 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Offenses Against Civil Rights, By Adding Sections 16-5-15 And 16-5-18, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For Any Person, Regardless Of His Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Or National Origin, To Violently Interfere With A State-protected Right, And To Provide Penalties For Violations And False Reporting; To Amend Section 16-5-20 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Punishment For The Commission Of Additional Crimes, To Provide That A Person Who Commits A Crime In Addition To Interfering With A State-protected Right Shall Be Subjected To Punishment For The Additional Crime; To Amend Section 16-5-60 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Suits Against A County For Damages To A Person Or Property Resulting From The Violation Of A Person's Civil Rights, To Provide That Any Citizen Hindered, Prevented, Or Obstructed By A County May Claim And Prosecute The County For Damages; And To Amend Chapter 5, Title 16 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Offenses Against Civil Rights, By Adding Section 16-5-95, To Preserve An Individual's Right Of Action.

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Title

Civil rights

Sponsors


History

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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
16510(n/a)See Bill Text
16515(n/a)See Bill Text
16518(n/a)See Bill Text
16520(n/a)See Bill Text
16560(n/a)See Bill Text
16595(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources


Bill Comments

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