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H 3099 General Bill, By McCoy, Cobb-Hunter, Weeks, Rivers, Whipper and Norrell
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Summary: Failure to report child abuse
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 63-7-415 SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE TORT CLAIMS ACT EXCEPTION TO IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES IF AN ADMINISTRATOR FAILS TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 63-7-310; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERSONS REQUIRED TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO ADD SCHOOL AND COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS, COACHES, FIREFIGHTERS, CAMP COUNSELORS, SCOUT LEADERS, AND OTHER PERSONS WHO HAVE DIRECT CONTACT WITH OR SUPERVISE CHILDREN AS MANDATED REPORTERS, TO REQUIRE REPORTING WHEN MANDATED REPORTERS ARE ACTING IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY, AND TO REQUIRE MANDATED REPORTERS TO COMPLY INDIVIDUALLY WITH THE STATUTORY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS REGARDLESS OF EMPLOYER INTERNAL REPORTING PROTOCOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-360, RELATING TO MANDATORY REPORTING TO CORONERS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-410, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR THE FAILURE TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR ONE YEAR IMPRISONMENT, OR BOTH; AND TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-450, RELATING TO INFORMATION THAT MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO MANDATED REPORTERS, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
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12/11/14House Prefiled
12/11/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 94)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 94)
03/04/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks
03/04/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 31)
03/05/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rivers, Whipper
03/18/15House Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-19-15 (House Journal-page 13)
03/19/15House Debate adjourned until Tues., 3-24-15 (House Journal-page 18)
03/24/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Norrell
03/24/15House Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 22)



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