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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE A PERSON MAY BE EMPLOYED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY IN THIS STATE, HE MUST UNDERGO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK WHICH SPANS AT LEAST TEN YEARS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 1, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-1-235. Before a person may be employed by a law enforcement agency in this State, he must undergo a criminal background check which spans at least ten years."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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