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S 0520 General Bill, By Jackson, Fair and Hutto
Similar (S 0440, H 3855)
Summary: Use of restraints on juveniles in court
    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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03/12/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
03/12/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 9)
02/07/14Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Corbin, Young



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