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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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H 4405 General Bill, By J. Moore and Pendarvis
Summary: Jamal Sutherland Justice Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION BEFORE A BOND HEARING AFTER THE ARREST OF A PERSON FROM A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY OR INSTITUTION; TO PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF A GUARDIAN OR THE PERSON'S POWER OF ATTORNEY, IF ANY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE BOND HEARING UNTIL THE PERSON HAS THE CAPACITY TO PARTICIPATE; AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE AGAINST A PERSON MENTALLY INCAPACITATED TO ATTEND A BOND HEARING.
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05/13/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 39)
05/13/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 39)



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