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NCJ Number: 97843 Find in a Library
Title: Providing for the Public Safety - Our Challenge for the Future
Corporate Author: South Carolina Office of the Governor
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 17
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This address highlights South Carolina Governor Richard Riley's support for legislative proposals dealing with issues pertaining to victims, law enforcement, highway safety, driving under the influence, children and the courts.
Abstract: Attention focuses on victim compensation, missing children and missing persons, mopeds, safety belts, jury pools, indigent defense fees, uniform magistrates' pay, coroners, and drug forfeiture amendments. Also discussed are State Law Enforcement Division laboratory improvements, the handgun waiting period, reduction in the homeowner's insurance premium, criminal sexual conduct with minors, and videotaped testimony in child abuse cases. The Individual and Family Grant Program is addressed; proposals to raise the minimum age for purchasing beer and wine, to establish unlawful blood alcohol content levels, and to strengthen implied consent are also described.
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Forfeiture; Gun control legislation; Legal aid services; South Carolina; State laws; Traffic laws; Victim compensation
Note: Message to the 106th South Carolina General Assembly.
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