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294Ratification Number: 9Act Number: 7Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19990112Primary Sponsor: WilsonAll Sponsors: WilsonDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\psd\7047ac99.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19990305Date of Last Amendment: 19990128Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19990323Subject: Foster care review division, to recommend policies to General Assembly and Governor; MinorsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19990409 Act No. A7 ------ 19990323 Signed by Governor ------ 19990317 Ratified R9 House 19990305 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19990304 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 19990305 House 19990303 Committee report: Favorable 27 H3M House 19990203 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to Committee Senate 19990202 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19990128 Read second time Senate 19990128 Committee amendment adopted Senate 19990127 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19990112 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Senate 19981216 Prefiled, referred to Committee 11 SJ Versions of This Bill Revised on January 27, 1999 - Word format Revised on January 28, 1999 - Word format Revised on March 3, 1999 - Word format
(A7, R9, S294)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2379, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIVISION FOR REVIEW OF THE FOSTER CARE OF CHILDREN, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION SHALL SUBMIT RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING FOSTER CARE POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND DEFICIENCIES OF AGENCIES TO THE GOVERNOR AS WELL AS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Reporting on foster care policies, procedures, deficiencies, annual report
SECTION 1. Section 20-7-2379(D) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 450 of 1996, is further amended to read:
"(D) The board shall meet at least quarterly and more frequently upon the call of the division director to review and coordinate the activities of the local review boards and make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly with regard to foster care policies, procedures, and deficiencies of public and private agencies which arrange for foster care of children as determined by the review of cases provided for in Section 20-7-2376(A) and (B). These recommendations must be submitted to the Governor and included in an annual report, filed with the General Assembly, of the activities of the state office and local review boards."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 17th day of March, 1999.
Approved the 23rd day of March, 1999.
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