SC S0340 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 16-3-1656 So As To Require Nonprofit Victim Assistance Organizations That Serve Victims Of Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault To Protect The Confidentiality And Privacy Of Clients, With Exceptions; And By Adding Section 19-11-110 So As To Prohibit Employees, Agents, And Volunteers Of Such Organizations From Testifying In Actions Or Proceedings About Communications Made By A Client Or Records Kept During The Course Of Providing Services To The Client, With Exceptions, And For Other Purposes.

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Domestic violence



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
1631656(n/a)See Bill Text
1911110(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

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