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H*3952 (Rat #0257, Act #0225 of 2016) General Bill, By Bannister
Summary: Emergency admission of person
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-10, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH MENTALLY ILL PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "GRAVELY DISABLED"; TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-410, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY ADMISSION OF A PERSON LIKELY TO CAUSE SERIOUS HARM TO HIMSELF OR OTHERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A WRITTEN AFFIDAVIT STATING A BELIEF THAT THE INDIVIDUAL IS A PERSON WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS AND BECAUSE OF THIS CONDITION THERE IS THE LIKELIHOOD OF SERIOUS HARM; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-17-440, RELATING TO THE CUSTODY AND TRANSPORT OF A PERSON REQUIRING IMMEDIATE CARE, SO AS TO REQUIRE A STATE OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER PREFERABLY WITH CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING TO TAKE INTO CUSTODY AND TRANSPORT THE PERSON TO THE HOSPITAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR WHO SHALL TRANSPORT THE INDIVIDUAL FROM ONE FACILITY TO ANOTHER. - ratified title
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04/14/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 29)
04/14/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 29)
04/13/16House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 82)
04/14/16House Amended (House Journal-page 86)
04/14/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 86)
04/14/16House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 91)
04/14/16House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 92)
04/15/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 4)
04/15/16 Scrivener's error corrected
04/19/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
04/19/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)
05/19/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 6)
05/24/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/24/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/25/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/31/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 41)
05/31/16Senate Roll call Ayes-45 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 41)
06/01/16Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 37)
06/02/16House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 17)
06/02/16House Roll call Yeas-96 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 17)
06/02/16 Ratified R 257
06/03/16 Signed By Governor
06/09/16 Effective date 06/03/16
06/09/16 Act No. 225



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