SC H4002 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 5 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-05-09 - Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology
Pending: Senate Corrections and Penology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 24-3-980 So As To Provide It Is Unlawful For An Inmate Under The Jurisdiction Of The Department Of Corrections To Possess Telecommunication Devices Unless Authorized By The Director, To Define The Term "telecommunication Device", And To Provide Penalties.

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Department of Corrections


Roll Calls

2023-05-04 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 106 N: 0 NV: 14 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2023-05-09SenateReferred to Committee on Corrections and Penology
2023-05-09SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-05-08 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-05-05HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-05-04HouseUnanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
2023-05-04HouseRoll call Yeas-106 Nays-0
2023-05-04HouseRead second time
2023-05-04HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell, Forrest, Pope
2023-05-03HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2023-05-03HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Robbins
2023-02-22HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Carter
2023-02-21HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-02-21HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
243980(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments