South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3317

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. King and Clyburn
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5537cm19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 171)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 171)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-57 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER ANNUALLY MUST COMPLETE CONTINUING LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION CREDITS IN DIVERSITY TRAINING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 23, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 23-23-57.    All certified law enforcement officers in this State are required to complete Continuing Law Enforcement Education Credits (CLEEC) in diversity training each year. The number of annual CLEEC hours in diversity training shall be determined by the council. The training must be provided or approved by the academy and must include, but is not limited to, a course of instruction aimed at increasing an officer's cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills in order to:

(1)    benefit the officer's law enforcement agency by protecting against civil rights violations; and

(2)    increase the officer's awareness and understanding of the perspectives and values of the state's various ethnic groups and individuals."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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