February 24, 2021 – Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee voted 14-7 to make electrocution the default for an execution if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. Bill H. 3755 now goes to the House floor while a similar bill is on the Senate floor.
The House Judiciary Committee Schedules Hearing on Bill H. 3755
February 19, 2021 – The House Judiciary Committee scheduled its hearing on bill H. 3755 for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. H. 3755 proposes to make electrocution the only method for carrying out an execution in South Carolina if the director of the Department of Corrections (SCDC) certifies lethal injection is not “available”… Read More →
H. 3755 Passes Constitutional Law Subcommittee
February 11, 2021 – House Bill H. 3755 – Death by Electrocution or Lethal Injection – passed the Constitutional Law Subcommittee. They gave the bill a favorable report sending it to the full House Judiciary Committee for debate and a vote on whether to send it to the House floor. H. 3755 proposes to make electrocution… Read More →
Bill Update: S 200 Polled out of Committee with No Opportunity for Public Comment
February 3, 2021 – SC Senate Bill 200 – Death by Electrocution or Lethal Injection – was polled out of committee yesterday, with no opportunity for public comment or committee debate. S 200 will be considered on the Senate floor today at 11:45 a.m. S 200 proposes to make electrocution the only method for carrying… Read More →