SC S0085 | 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 Article 1, Chapter 3, Title 23 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, By Adding Section 23-3-90, To Grant The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Specific And Exclusive Jurisdiction And Authority To Conduct An Investigation Of All Officer-involved Shootings That Result, Or Could Have Resulted, In Bodily Injury Or Death, To Allow For An Investigation Of An Officer-involved Shooting To Be Completed By A Separate Law Enforcement Agency In Certain Circumstances, To Establish A Protocol For Evidence Collection And Processing In Certain Circumstances, To Grant An Investigating Officer The Same Authority As He Would Have In His Home Jurisdiction For The Duration Of An Investigation, To Establish A Procedure For The Forwarding Of Evidence To The Circuit Solicitor Upon Completion Of An Investigation, And To Establish Penalties For The Failure To Complete An Independent Investigation.

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Grant SLED specific and exclusive jurisdiction to investigate all officer-involved shootings and other provisions



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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
23390(n/a)See Bill Text

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