Current Status Bill Number:
3616Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950215Primary Sponsor: StoddardAll Sponsors: Stoddard and WilderDrafted Document Number: dka\3699cm.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Criminal background check, school employee
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950215 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 23-3-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE COMPILATION, EVALUATION, AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION'S (SLED) STATEWIDE CRIMINAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, SO AS TO REQUIRE A LOCAL SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT TO REQUEST THE FELONY CRIMINAL HISTORY CONVICTION RECORD OF SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ON AN ANNUAL BASIS FROM SLED, AND TO REQUIRE SLED TO FURNISH THIS INFORMATION WITHOUT CHARGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 23-3-130 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 23-3-130. (A) The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is authorized to determine the specific information to be supplied by the law enforcement agencies and court officials pursuant to Section 23-3-120, and the methods by which such the information shall must be compiled, evaluated, and disseminated. The State Law Enforcement Division SLED is further authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this article.
(B) The South Carolina Law-Enforcement Division SLED shall disseminate criminal history conviction records upon request to local school districts for prospective teachers and to the State Department of Social Services for personnel of child day-care facilities. This service must be provided to the local school districts without charge.
(C) A local school superintendent must request the felony criminal history conviction record of a school employee on an annual basis from SLED. This service must be provided to the school superintendent without charge."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.