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HouseBill Number: 4397Primary Sponsor: LanfordType of Legislation: GBSubject: Prisoners, use of exercise equipment prohibitedResiding Body: HouseComputer Document Number: PT/22312AC.94Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940119Last History Type: Committee Report: majority favorable, minority unfavorableScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Lanford Littlejohn Fulmer Vaughn Witherspoon Allison MeachamType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4397 House 19940119 Committee Report: majority 27 favorable, minority unfavorable 4397 House 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to Committee 4397 House 19931215 Prefiled, referred to 27 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
January 19, 1994
Introduced by REPS. Lanford, Littlejohn, Fulmer, Vaughn, Witherspoon, Allison and Meacham
S. Printed 1/19/94--H.
Read the first time January 11, 1994.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4397), to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 24-1-290 so as to prohibit the Department of Corrections from providing or permitting exercise equipment for use by prisoners, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
Majority favorable. Minority unfavorable.
DAVE C. WALDROP, JR. JOE E. BROWN
For Majority. JOSEPH H. NEAL
JUNE S. SHISSIAS
1. Estimated Cost to State-First Year$ Nominal
2. Estimated Cost to State-Annually Thereafter $ Nominal
House Bill 4397 amends the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, by adding Section 24-1-290 so as to prohibit the Department of Corrections from providing or promoting exercise equipment for use by prisoners.
If this bill is approved, the estimated fiscal impact to the General Fund of the State should be nominal.
Prepared By: Approved By:
James W. Trexler George N. Dorn, Jr.
State Budget Analyst State Budget Division
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-1-290 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FROM PROVIDING OR PERMITTING EXERCISE EQUIPMENT FOR USE BY PRISONERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-1-290. The department may not provide or permit exercise equipment for use by prisoners. For purposes of this section `exercise equipment' means free weights and machines or devices that are designed for exercising parts of the human body by offering various amounts of resistance."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.