South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Rep. King
Document Path: LC-0111CM23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 143)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 143)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE south carolina CODE OF LAWS BY ADDING SECTION 23-23-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MUST UNDERGO A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION BEFORE THEY CAN BECOME CERTIFIED OR RECERTIFIED AND TO PROVIDE THE EVALUATION MUST BE CONDUCTED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING COUNCIL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 23, Title 23 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 23-23-45. All candidates seeking to become certified law enforcement officers in this State and all certified law enforcement officers who are undergoing recertification must undergo a mental health evaluation before they can become certified or recertified. The evaluation must be conducted under the direction of the Law Enforcement Training Council.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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