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S*0440 (Rat #0209, Act #0186 of 2014) General Bill, By Fair, Hutto and Jackson
Similar (S 0509, S 0520, H 3855)
Summary: Use of restraints on juvenile defendants
    AN ACT 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 THE JUVENILE FROM HARMING HIMSELF OR OTHERS 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; AND BY ADDING SECTION 24-13-425 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO KNOWINGLY, WITHOUT AUTHORITY, TO REMOVE, DESTROY, OR CIRCUMVENT THE OPERATION OF AN ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICE USED FOR DETENTION, A CONDITION OF BOND, PRETRIAL RELEASE, PROBATION, OR PAROLE OR TO REQUEST ANOTHER PERSON TO REMOVE, DESTROY, OR CIRCUMVENT THE OPERATION OF SUCH DEVICES AND TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS. - ratified title
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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)
05/14/14House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 3)
05/20/14House Amended (House Journal-page 36)
05/20/14House Read second time (House Journal-page 36)
05/20/14House Roll call Yeas-103 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 37)
05/21/14House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 7)
05/28/14Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 100)
05/28/14Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 100)
05/29/14 Ratified R 209
06/02/14 Signed By Governor
06/06/14 Effective date 06/02/14
06/10/14 Act No. 186



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