View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD0008.004.DOCX to Bill 8 Senator MALLOY proposed the following amendment (JUD0008.004):    

Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 2, by striking lines 6-24, and inserting:
/     (B)     This section does not apply if:
        (1)     the person who was attacked provoked or harassed the dog leading to the attack;
        (2)     the dog is working in a law enforcement capacity with a governmental agency and in the performance of the dog's official duties provided that:
            (a)     the dog is trained and certified according to the standards adopted by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council;
            (b)     the governmental agency has adopted a written policy on the necessary and appropriate use of dogs in the dog's official law enforcement duties;
            (c)     the actions of the dog's handler or dog do not violate the agency's written policy;
            (d)     the action's of the dog's handler or dog do not constitute excessive force; and
            (e)     the attack or bite does not occur on a third party by-stander not involved in the criminal investigation, search, or arrest; or
        (3)     the dog is defending the life, health, or safety of the dog's owner, handler, or another person."     /
    Renumber sections to conform. Amend title to conform.