SC H3016 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 15-4)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-14 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "south Carolina Data Privacy Act" By Adding Article 3 To Chapter 13, Title 17 So As To Provide For A Citation, To Define Necessary Terms, To Provide That A Search Warrant Must Be Issued Before Certain Electronic Data May Be Seized By A Law Enforcement Agency, To Require The Law Enforcement Agency To Notify The Owner Of The Electronic Device, Data, Or Information Specified In The Search Warrant, To Prohibit A Law Enforcement Agency From Collecting Certain Information From A Third-party Without A Search Warrant, To Prohibit The Use Of Information Obtained In Violation Of The Provisions Of Article 3, And To Provide For Certain Exceptions; And To Designate Sections 17-13-10 Through 17-13-170 Of Chapter 13, Title 17 As Article 1, Entitled "general Provisions".

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SC Data Privacy Act



2021-01-14HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
2021-01-13HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
171310(n/a)See Bill Text
1713170(n/a)See Bill Text

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