SC S0224 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Engrossed on May 11 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-05-13 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend Sections 16-15-90 And 16-15-100 Of The 1976 Code, 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 If The Prostitute Has A Mental Disability; And To Repeal Section 16-15-110 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Prostitution Violations.

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Roll Calls

2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 43 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-13HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-05-13HouseIntroduced and read first time
2021-05-11SenateRead third time and sent to House
2021-05-06SenateRoll call Ayes-43 Nays-1
2021-05-06SenateRead second time
2021-05-05SenateCommittee report: Favorable Judiciary
2021-04-08SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Talley (ch), Hutto, Matthews, Climer, Senn, Cash, Harpootlian
2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

H3224 (Similar To) 2021-02-25 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Tedder, Jones, Bennett, Stringer, T.Moore, Willis, Robinson, Trantham, Oremus, Martin, White, Haddon, Morgan, W.Cox, Davis, Wetmore, Crawford, K.O.Johnson, Wheeler, M.M.Smith, Jefferson, R.Williams, Thigpen, Rivers, Yow, Gilliam, Brawley, Howard, J.L.Johnson, Garvin

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1615100(n/a)See Bill Text
1615110(n/a)See Bill Text
161590(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments