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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senator Rose
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Introduced in the Senate on March 15, 2012
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Child Abuse
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/15/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7) 3/15/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 7)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-310 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, TO INCLUDE IN THE LIST OF PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT SCHOOL OR COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS, COACHES, AND VOLUNTEERS WHO WORK WITH CHILDREN AS CAMP COUNSELORS, SCOUT LEADERS, OR MENTORS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 63-7-310(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) A physician, nurse, dentist, optometrist, medical examiner, or coroner, or an employee of a county medical examiner's or coroner's office, or any other medical, emergency medical services, mental health, or allied health professional, member of the clergy including a Christian Science Practitioner or religious healer, school teacher, counselor,
principal, assistant principal, school or college administrator, coach, volunteer who works with children as a camp counselor, scout leader, or mentor, school attendance officer, social or public assistance worker, substance abuse treatment staff, or childcare worker in a childcare center or foster care facility, foster parent, police or law enforcement officer, juvenile justice worker, undertaker, funeral home director or employee of a funeral home, persons responsible for processing films, computer technician, judge, or a volunteer non-attorney guardian ad litem serving on behalf of the South Carolina Guardian Ad Litem Program or on behalf of Richland County CASA must report in accordance with this section when in the person's professional capacity the person has received information which gives the person reason to believe that a child has been or may be abused or neglected as defined in Section 63-7-20."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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