SC H3220 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 29 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-05-29 - Act No. 195
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Article 6 To Chapter 15, Title 63 So As To Enact The "uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act", To Provide A Legal Mechanism To Protect Children From Credible Risks Of Abduction Related To Legal Custody Or Visitation, And For Other Purposes; And By Amending Sections 63-7-2340, 63-7-2345, 63-7-2350, 63-13-50, 63-13-60, 63-13-190, 63-13-420, 63-13-430, 63-13-620, 63-13-630, 63-13-820, 63-13-830, 63-13-1010, And 63-11-70, Relating To Fingerprint Reviews And Background Check Requirements For Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents, Child Protective Service Workers, Other Child Welfare Employees And Volunteers, Group Childcare Homes, Family Chldcare Homes, And Religious Childcare Centers, Among Others, So As To Provide For Fingerprint-based Background Checks And For Other Purposes. - Ratified Title

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Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act


Roll Calls

2024-05-09 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 91 N: 1 NV: 20 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2024-05-07 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-05-03 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 102 N: 0 NV: 14 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2024-05-29 Act No. 195
2024-05-29 Effective date 05/21/24
2024-05-21 Signed By Governor
2024-05-15 Ratified R 203
2024-05-09HouseRoll call Yeas-91 Nays-1
2024-05-09HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2024-05-08SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2024-05-07SenateRoll call Ayes-45 Nays-0
2024-05-07SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2024-05-01SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2024-04-23SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Adams, Garrett, Gustafson, Tedder
2024-01-19SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Rice, Senn, Adams, Tedder
2023-05-04SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-05-04SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-05-04HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-05-03HouseRoll call Yeas-102 Nays-0
2023-05-03HouseRead second time
2023-05-02HouseDebate adjourned
2023-04-26HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2023-04-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey
2023-04-21 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-04-19HouseCommittee report: Favorable Judiciary
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-12-08HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
631170(n/a)See Bill Text
63131010(n/a)See Bill Text
6313190(n/a)See Bill Text
6313420(n/a)See Bill Text
6313430(n/a)See Bill Text
631350(n/a)See Bill Text
631360(n/a)See Bill Text
6313620(n/a)See Bill Text
6313630(n/a)See Bill Text
6313820(n/a)See Bill Text
6313830(n/a)See Bill Text
6372340(n/a)See Bill Text
6372345(n/a)See Bill Text
6372350(n/a)See Bill Text

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