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H 4032 General Bill, By Wilkins and H.H. Clyborne
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Sections 20-7-495, 20-7-496, 20-7-497, and 20-7-498 so as to provide that drug tests must be administered to newborns and their mothers, that positive results must be reported to the South Carolina Department of Social Services, to provide immunity for good faith reporting, to provide that a newborn testing positive is an abused child, that within twenty-four hours of a positive drug test an assessment must be conducted to indicate services needed, and to make it a criminal offense to cause a newborn to test positive for drugs.-short title
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04/14/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-35
04/14/93House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-36

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