SC S0079 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 44-23-430 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Hearings Concerning A Person's Fitness To Stand Trial, To Extend The Length Of Time Certain Persons Unfit To Stand Trial May Be Hospitalized For Restoration Treatment To One Hundred Eighty Days, To Allow The Department Of Mental Health To Provide Restoration Treatment In Detention Centers And On An Outpatient Basis In Certain Circumstances, And For Other Purposes; And To Define Necessary Terms.

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Fitness to stand trial, hearings



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

H3773 (Similar To) 2021-01-28 - Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4423430(n/a)See Bill Text

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