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S 0189 General Bill, By Shealy, Hutto and Jackson
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1640(C)(1)(d) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FAMILY PRESERVATION AND REUNIFICATION, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO FOREGO REASONABLE EFFORTS TO REUNIFY A FAMILY IN THE CASE OF TORTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2570 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, TO ADD TORTURE, OR CONSPIRING TO COMMIT TORTURE, AS A GROUND FOR TERMINATING A PARENT'S RIGHTS; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-85 (A) AND (C) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE, TO ADD DEATH OF A CHILD BY TORTURE, OR BY CONSPIRING TO TORTURE, AS ACTIONS CONSTITUTING THE OFFENSE, AND TO ESTABLISH CRIMINAL PENALTIES; TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HOMICIDE, BY ADDING SECTION 16-3-100, TO PROVIDE THAT TORTURING A CHILD, OR ALLOWING ANOTHER TO TORTURE A CHILD, IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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12/12/18Senate Prefiled
12/12/18Senate Referred to Committee on General
01/08/19Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 128)
01/08/19Senate Referred to Committee on Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 128)
03/13/19Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Family and Veterans' Services (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/14/19 Scrivener's error corrected
03/26/19Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 19)
03/27/19 Scrivener's error corrected
04/03/19Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/09/19Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/09/19Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/09/19Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/11/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 58)
04/11/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 58)



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