Today, senators on the South Carolina Sentencing Reform Commission reported the results of their work to their colleagues in the higher chamber.
A bipartisan team of lawmakers, along with judges and the Department of Corrections reviewed current guidelines, case studies and heard testimony from crime victims. Today, Senators Gerald Malloy, Chip Campsen and Jake Knotts told fellow lawmakers that they are proud of the 24 recommendations they offer. They told lawmakers that a major goal is the keeping repeat offenders of violent out of communities.
(Senators Malloy, Campsen and Knotts on sentencing recommendations MP3 12:54)
The senators say they will propose an omnibus package of 60 recommendations as early as next week.