South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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S. 173

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Sheheen, Turner and Timmons
Document Path: l:\s-res\vas\001c.dmr.vas.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3466

Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2017
Introduced in the House on March 22, 2017
Last Amended on March 16, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Law Enforcement Training Council new definitions

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/13/2016  Senate  Prefiled
  12/13/2016  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary
   1/10/2017  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 92)
   1/10/2017  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 92)
   2/23/2017  Senate  Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Shealy, McLeod, 
                        Rice, Timmons
    3/8/2017  Senate  Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 19)
    3/9/2017          Scrivener's error corrected
   3/16/2017  Senate  Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 25)
   3/16/2017  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 25)
   3/16/2017  Senate  Roll call Ayes-41  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 25)
   3/21/2017  Senate  Read third time and sent to House 
                        (Senate Journal-page 14)
   3/22/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 10)
   3/22/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 10)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/13/2016
3/8/2017
3/9/2017
3/16/2017

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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED

March 16, 2017

S. 173

Introduced by Senators Sheheen and Turner

S. Printed 3/16/17--S.

Read the first time January 10, 2017.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE PURPOSE OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, TO PROVIDE NEW DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND CHAPTER 23, TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-55 TO PROVIDE THAT A CLASS 1-LE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MUST COMPLETE CONTINUING LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION CREDITS IN MENTAL HEALTH OR ADDICTIVE DISORDERS; TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-80 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING CENTER AND TO GOVERN AND SUPERVISE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM TRAINING; TO AMEND TITLE 23 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ADDING CHAPTER 52 TO CREATE A CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING COUNCIL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COUNCIL'S DUTIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EVERY COUNTY SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST ONE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 23, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 23-23-55.    A law enforcement officer who is Class 1-LE, Class 2-LCO, or Class 3-SLE certified in this State is required to complete Continuing Law Enforcement Education Credits (CLEEC) in mental health or addictive disorders over a three-year recertification period. The number of required annual CLEEC hours in mental health or addictive disorders shall be determined by the council, but must be included in the forty CLEEC hours required over the three-year recertification period. The training must be provided or approved by the academy and must include, but is not limited to, the following curriculum: crime scene response, crisis situation response in which an individual is experiencing a mental health or addictive disorder crisis, Fourth Amendment issues, incident report writing, determination of primary aggressors, dual arrests, victim and offender dynamics, victims' resources, victims' rights issues, interviewing techniques, mental health courts and mental health court programs, offender treatment programs, and recognition of special needs populations."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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