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H 3773 General Bill, By West, G.M. Smith, Weeks, White, Hill, Jefferson and Anderson
Similar (S 0079)
Summary: Fitness to stand trial
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH MENTALLY ILL PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, SO AS TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "RESTORATION TREATMENT"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-23-430, RELATING TO HEARINGS ON A PERSON'S FITNESS TO STAND TRIAL, SO AS TO EXTEND THE LENGTH OF TIME CERTAIN PERSONS UNFIT TO STAND TRIAL MAY BE HOSPITALIZED FOR RESTORATION TO ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH TO PROVIDE RESTORATION TREATMENT IN DETENTION CENTERS AND ON AN OUTPATIENT BASIS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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01/28/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 33)
01/28/21House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 33)
04/15/21House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 14)
04/20/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill, Jefferson, Anderson
04/20/21House Read second time (House Journal-page 12)
04/20/21House Roll call Yeas-113 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 13)
04/21/21House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 5)
04/21/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
04/21/21Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 4)



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