SC S1033 | 2017-2018 | 122nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 10-4)
Status: Engrossed on March 29 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-05-09 - Requests for debate-Rep
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Relating To Family Preservation And Reunification, To Allow The Department Of Social Services To Forego Reasonable Efforts To Reunify A Family In The Case Of Torture; To Amend Section 63-7-2570, Relating To Grounds For Termination Of Parental Rights, To Add Torture, Or Conspiring To Commit Torture, As A Ground For Terminating A Parent's Rights; To Amend Section 16-3-85, Relating To Homicide By Child Abuse, To Add Death Of A Child By Torture, Or By Conspiring To Torture, As Actions Constituting The Offense, And To Establish Criminal Penalties; To Amend Article 1, Chapter 3, Title 16 Of The 1976, Relating To Homicide, By Adding Section 16-3-100 To Provide That Torturing A Child, Or Allowing Another To Torture A Child, Is A Criminal Offense, And To Establish Penalties; And To Define Necessary Terms.

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Torture of a child


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - Senate - Senate: 3rd Reading (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-05-09HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2018-05-03HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2018-04-03HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2018-04-03HouseIntroduced and read first time
2018-03-29SenateRoll call Ayes-44 Nays-0
2018-03-29SenateRead third time and sent to House
2018-03-29 Scrivener's error corrected
2018-03-28SenateRead second time
2018-03-28SenateCommittee Amendment Tabled
2018-03-26 Scrivener's error corrected
2018-03-22SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment General
2018-02-21SenateReferred to Committee on General
2018-02-21SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

H4854 (Similar To) 2018-02-08 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
163100(n/a)See Bill Text
16385(n/a)See Bill Text
6371640(n/a)See Bill Text
6372570(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments