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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-5-180 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADMINISTRATOR OF A JAIL OR DETENTION CENTER SHALL PROVIDE AN ATTORNEY ACCESS TO HIS CLIENTS WHO ARE CONFINED IN THESE FACILITIES DURING THE PERIOD OF EIGHT O'CLOCK A.M. TO SIX O'CLOCK P.M.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 5, Title 24 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-5-180. The administrator of a jail or local detention facility shall provide an attorney access to his clients who are confined in these facilities during the period of eight o'clock a.m. to six o'clock p.m."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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