SC S0334 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

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]

Summary

Enact The "transparency In Justice Act"; To Amend Section 63-19-2040 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Release Of The Name, Identity, Or Picture Of A Child Under The Jurisdiction Of The Family Court, To Permit The Release Of The Identity Of A Child Under The Jurisdiction Of The Court To A Newspaper, Radio, Or Television Station If The Child Is Alleged To Have Communicated A Threat Of Mass Violence By Means Of A Video, Audio, Or Internet-based Social Media Communication To Two Or More Persons And The Child Has Personally Identified Himself In The Communication; To Amend Section 59-24-60 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To School Administrators, To Require That School Administrators Make A Reasonable Effort To Contact All Parents Of Students Within A Reasonable Time Period But Not Later Than Twenty-four Hours Upon Receiving Credible Information That A Person Has Made A Threat Of Serious Injury To A Person Or Persons On School Property Or At A School-sponsored Activity, Or A Threat To Seriously Damage Or Destroy School Property; To Amend Article 7, Chapter 3, Title 16 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Assaults, By Adding Section 16-3-605, To Provide That It Is Unlawful To Willfully Cause Bodily Injury Or Death To A Person Or Attempt Or Threaten To Cause Bodily Injury Or Death Through The Use Of A Fire, A Firearm, A Dangerous Weapon, Or A Destructive Device, Because Of The Actual Or Perceived Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Or National Origin Of Any Person And To Provide Penalties And Definitions; To Amend Section 17-13-20 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Circumstances In Which A Citizen May Conduct A Citizen's Arrest, To Provide That A Citizen May Only Arrest A Person In The Nighttime As Necessary If The Person Has Entered A Dwelling House Without Express Or Implied Permission; To Repeal Section 17-13-10, Relating To Circumstances In Which A Citizen May Conduct A Citizen's Arrest; To Amend Chapter 13, Title 17 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Arrest, Process, Searches, And Seizures, By Adding Section 13-17-42, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Law Enforcement Officer To Use A Chokehold Or Carotid Hold; To Amend Chapter 13, Title 17 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Arrest, Process, Searches, And Seizures, By Adding Section 13-17-155, To Provide That A Law Enforcement Officer Shall Not Seek Or Execute A No-knock Warrant; To Amend Chapter 23, Title 23 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Law Enforcement Training Council And Criminal Justice Academy, By Adding Section 23-23-45, To Provide That The Criminal Justice Academy Must Require De-escalation Training And Continuing Law Enforcement Education Credits In De-escalation Training; To Amend Chapter 1, Title 23 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Law Enforcement And Public Safety, By Adding Section 23-1-250, To Provide That A Law Enforcement Agency May Not Receive Certain Property From A Military Equipment Surplus Program And May Only Purchase Property From A Military Equipment Surplus Program Using State Or Local Funds And To Establish Reporting Requirements; To Amend Section 23-23-60 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Certificates Of Compliance For Law Enforcement Officer Candidates, To Provide That Law Enforcement Agencies Shall Report Information Relating To Candidate Involvement With White Supremacist Groups; To Amend Chapter 1, Title 23 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Law Enforcement And Public Safety, To Provide For Civil Liability For A Deprivation Of Rights By A Law Enforcement Officer, And To Eliminate Qualified Immunity For Law Enforcement Officers For Actions Brought Resulting From A Deprivation Of Rights; And To Define Necessary Terms.

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Title

Transparency in Justice Act

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History

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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1317155(n/a)See Bill Text
131742(n/a)See Bill Text
163605(n/a)See Bill Text
171310(n/a)See Bill Text
171320(n/a)See Bill Text
231250(n/a)See Bill Text
232345(n/a)See Bill Text
232360(n/a)See Bill Text
592460(n/a)See Bill Text
63192040(n/a)See Bill Text

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