Current Status Bill Number:
4066Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950412Primary Sponsor: P. HarrisAll Sponsors: P. HarrisDrafted Document Number: BBM\10163AC.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee 27 H3MSubject: Mental health facilities
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950412 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 44-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES SO AS TO REVISE THE USE OF CERTAIN FACILITIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-11-10(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(1) The South Carolina State Hospital at Columbia and Crafts-Farrow State Hospital at State Park shall be maintained for the care and treatment of persons who are mentally ill and those persons accused of crime who have been admitted to the hospital in accordance with the provisions of Section 44-17-610 Those inpatient facilities as authorized by the Department of Mental Health and funded by legislative appropriations, including facilities for the evaluation and treatment of mentally ill persons, facilities for the evaluation and treatment of chemically dependent persons, and long-term care facilities;"
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.