SC S0230 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2022 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-03-29 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amend Section 16-3-2020(g) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Trafficking Victims Who Are Minors, To Provide That Minors Engaged In Commercial Sexual Activity Or Trafficking Are Presumed To Be Doing So Under Coercion Or As The Result Of A Reasonable Fear Of A Threat, To Provide For An Affirmative Defense Of These Victims, And To Provide For Expungement For These Victims.

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Trafficking victims, minors


Roll Calls

2022-03-10 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 42 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-03-29HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2022-03-29HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-03-15SenateRead third time and sent to House
2022-03-10SenateRoll call Ayes-42 Nays-0
2022-03-10SenateRead second time
2021-05-06SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2021-05-06 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-05-05SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment 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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1632020(n/a)See Bill Text

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