SC S0156 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 7 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-22 - Debate adjourned until Wed., 9-23-20
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 24-3-975 So As To Provide That, Under Certain Circumstances, It Is Unlawful To Possess Within Or Introduce Upon The Grounds Of A Correctional Facility A Telecommunication Device, To Define The Term "telecommunication Device", And To Provide A Penalty For A Violation Of This Provision.

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Roll Calls

2019-03-06 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-22HouseDebate adjourned until Wed., 9-23-20
2020-02-20HouseRequests for debate removed-Rep
2020-01-22HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2020-01-15HouseDebate adjourned until Wednesday, January 22
2019-05-08HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2019-03-07HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-03-07HouseIntroduced and read first time
2019-03-07SenateRead third time and sent to House
2019-03-06SenateRoll call Ayes-38 Nays-0
2019-03-06SenateRead second time
2019-02-27 Scrivener's error corrected
2019-02-26SenateCommittee report: Favorable Corrections and Penology
2019-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Corrections and Penology
2019-01-08SenateIntroduced and read first time
2018-12-12SenateReferred to Committee on Corrections and Penology

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
243975(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments