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S 0440 General Bill, By Fair, Hutto and Jackson
Similar (S 0520, H 3855)
Summary: Use of restraints on juvenile defendants
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-19-1435 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE USE OF RESTRAINTS ON JUVENILES APPEARING IN COURT ARE PROHIBITED UNLESS THE RESTRAINTS ARE NECESSARY TO PREVENT HARM OR IF THE JUVENILE IS A FLIGHT RISK AND THERE ARE NO LESS RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE; TO GIVE A JUVENILE'S ATTORNEY THE RIGHT TO BE HEARD BEFORE THE COURT ORDERS THE USE OF RESTRAINTS; AND IF RESTRAINTS ARE ORDERED, TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO MAKE FINDINGS OF FACT IN SUPPORT OF THE ORDER.
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02/27/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10)
02/27/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 10)
02/06/14Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/07/14Senate Committed to Committee on Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/25/14Senate Polled out of committee Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 12)
02/25/14Senate Committee report: Favorable Corrections and Penology (Senate Journal-page 12)
02/26/14Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 33)
02/26/14Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 33)
02/27/14Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 26)
03/04/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7)
03/04/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 7)



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