South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Reps. Cromer, Haddon, McCravy, Beach and Oremus
Document Path: LC-0023VR23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 92)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 92)|
|1/19/2023||House||Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Oremus|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by aMENDing Section 24-13-35, RELATING TO THE TREATMENT OF FEMALE INMATES, so as to require correctional and detention facilities to offer cervical and ovarian cancer screenings to all women under their care.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 24-13-35 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding a subsection to read:
(O) Correctional facilities, local detention facilities, and prison or work camps must ensure that cervical and ovarian cancer screenings are offered annually at each facility for all women under their care. Indigent inmates must be offered screenings at no cost.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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