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Sponsors: Senators L. Martin, Hembree and Malloy
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3452
Introduced in the Senate on January 23, 2013
Introduced in the House on March 6, 2014
Last Amended on February 20, 2014
Currently residing in the House Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
Summary: Multijurisdictional task force
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/23/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8) 1/23/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 8) 2/1/2013 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree, McElveen, Thurmond 2/5/2014 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 24) 2/20/2014 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 23) 3/4/2014 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/4/2014 Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/5/2014 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 25) 3/6/2014 House Introduced and read first time 3/6/2014 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
February 20, 2014
S. Printed 2/20/14--S.
Read the first time January 23, 2013.
TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-210, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TEMPORARY TRANSFER OR ASSIGNMENT OF A MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO A MULTIJURISDICTIONAL TASK FORCE, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE, DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY THAT SENDS AN OFFICER TO ANOTHER COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY TO BE REIMBURSED FOR SERVICES BY THE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY TO WHICH THE OFFICER IS TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNING BODIES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS AFFECTED BY THIS PROVISION MUST BE NOTIFIED BY THEIR LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISIONS OF ANY MULTIJURISDICTIONAL TASK FORCE AGREEMENT EXECUTION AND TERMINATION.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 23-1-210 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 23-1-210. (A) Any municipal or county law enforcement officer may be transferred or assigned on a temporary basis to work in law enforcement within multijurisdictional task forces established for the mutual aid and benefit of the participating jurisdictions, or in any other municipality or county in this State under the conditions set forth in this section, and when so transferred or assigned shall have all powers and authority of a law enforcement officer employed by the jurisdiction to which he is transferred or assigned.
(B) Prior to any transfer or assignment as authorized in subsection (A), the concerned municipalities,
or counties, or agencies, as appropriate, shall enter into written agreements stating the conditions and terms of the temporary employment of officers to be transferred or assigned. A municipality or county is not required to enter into or approve a written agreement by ordinance and may agree to enter into or approve a written agreement by resolution. The bond for any officer transferred or assigned shall include coverage for his activity in the municipality or county to which he is transferred or assigned in the same manner and to the same extent provided by bonds of regularly employed officers of that municipality or county.
(C) Agreements made pursuant to subsection (B) shall provide that temporary transfers or assignments shall in no manner affect or reduce the compensation, pension, or retirement rights of transferred or assigned officers and such officers shall continue to be paid by the county or municipality where they are permanently employed
, with the sending county or municipality being reimbursed for their services by the county or municipality to which they are transferred or assigned.
(D) The respective governing bodies of the political subdivisions, where each of the law enforcement agencies entering into the agreement authorized in subsection (A) are located, must be notified by its agency of the agreement's execution and termination. The notification must be in writing and accomplished within seventy-two hours of the agreement's execution and within seventy-two hours of the agreement's termination."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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