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H 3732 General Bill, By Funderburk
Summary: Department of Social Services
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-7-745 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO SIGN A SAFETY PLAN OR VOLUNTARY TREATMENT PLAN IF THE DEPARTMENT AGREES TO ALLOW THE CHILD TO REMAIN IN THE HOME RATHER THAN REMOVE THE CHILD, TO REQUIRE THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO COMPLETE THE PLAN WITHIN NINETY DAYS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE CERTAIN SERVICES TO THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO FILE A PETITION FOR A HEARING IF THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN DOES NOT ACHIEVE THE PLAN'S GOALS WITHIN NINETY DAYS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO INITIATE ACTIONS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 63-7-1650 AND 63-7-1660 IF, AT THE NINETY-DAY HEARING, THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT; TO CLOSE THE CASE IF, AT THE NINETY-DAY HEARING, THERE IS NOT PROBABLE CAUSE OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO CHILD PROTECTION AND PERMANENCY, SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS FOR "SAFETY PLAN" AND "VOLUNTARY TREATMENT PLAN".
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02/28/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 55)
02/28/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 55)



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