South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Rep. Thigpen
Document Path: LC-0163CM23.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|
|12/15/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 204)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 204)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA code of laws BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 23 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED) SHALL ESTABLISH "USE OF FORCE" AND "TRAFFIC STOP" DATABASES AND PROVIDE SLED MAY PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Title 23 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Use of Force and Traffic Stop Databases
Section 23-3-910. (A) There is established within the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) a "Use of Force" and a "Traffic Stop" databases. SLED shall collect data from each law enforcement agency within the State and develop databases that contain:
(1) the names of law enforcement officers who have been accused of or disciplined for the use of excessive force; and
(2) all instances in which a law enforcement officer has conducted a traffic stop and either issued or did not issue a citation.
(B) SLED shall make this information available to the public on its website.
Section 23-3-920. SLED shall promulgate regulations to carry out the provisions contained in this article.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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