Bill Text: SC S0279 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Law enforcement, certification

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary [S0279 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0279-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-23-60(C)(3) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE, TO REQUIRE THE COMPLETION OF AN EIGHT-HOUR GENERAL TRAINING CONTINUING LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM AS A CONDITION FOR RENEWAL.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 23-23-60(C)(3) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "(3)    Prior to the expiration of the certificate, the certificate may be renewed upon application presented to the director on a form prescribed by the director, together with evidence satisfactory to the director that the law enforcement officer successfully completed an academy-approved, in-person, eight-hour general training continuing law enforcement education program. The application for renewal must be received by the director at least forty-five days prior to the expiration of the certificate."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect six months after approval by the Governor.

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