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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senators Malloy and McLeod
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 165
Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Study Committee on Racial Profiling
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/13/2016 Senate Prefiled 12/13/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/10/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 51) 1/10/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 51)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO CREATE THE "STUDY COMMITTEE ON RACIAL PROFILING" TO REVIEW STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT POLICIES, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES REGARDING RACIAL PROFILING, AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCERNING PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATING TO SUCH POLICIES, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) There is created the "Study Committee on Racial Profiling" to review state and local law enforcement policies, practices, and procedures regarding racial profiling, and to make recommendations to the General Assembly concerning proposed changes to the laws relating to such policies, practices, and procedures. The study committee shall review information including, but not limited to, statistics and other information available from law enforcement agencies regarding the law enforcement agencies' interaction with minorities and minority communities.
(B) The study committee shall be composed of three members of the Senate, appointed by the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, and three members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the House Judiciary Committee Chairman. Vacancies in the study committee's membership must be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in the manner of original appointment.
(C) The Chairmen of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees shall provide appropriate staffing for the study committee.
(D) The study committee shall make a report of its recommendations to the General Assembly by December 31, 2018, at which time the study committee must be dissolved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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