Amdt 2B - Amendment Outlining Sentencing Guidelines for Those Convicted of Sexual Battery of Children - Key Vote
South Carolina Key Votes
Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (34-4) - March 28, 2006(Key vote)
Title: Sex Offenders Penalties Amendment
Vote to adopt an amendment that requires a minimum sentence of 25 years for first time offenders convicted of sexual battery of a child under 11 and life in prison or the death penalty for a second offense. The amendment requires a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum sentence of 30 years for any registered sex offender who is convicted of sexual battery of a child under 16, and stipulates that the maximum sentence for those convicted of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor is 20 years.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) - March 28, 2006
Title: Amendment Outlining Sentencing Guidelines for Those Convicted of Sexual Battery of Children