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TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-240(G)(1) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO DATA RECORDED ON A BODY-WORN CAMERA BEING EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT RECORDINGS OF AN INCIDENT INVOLVING A LOSS OF LIFE ARE SUBJECT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT BEGINNING THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE INCIDENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 23-1-240(G)(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(G)(1) Data recorded by a body worn camera is not a public record subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, unless the data recorded by the camera involved an incident resulting in a loss of life. Data recorded involving an incident resulting in a loss of life are subject to the Freedom of Information Act beginning thirty days after the incident was recorded."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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