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H*3102 (Rat #0317, Act #0281 of 2014) General Bill, By Forrester, V.S. Moss, Allison, Atwater and Bingham
Similar (S 0005)
Summary: Jaidon's Law
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT "JAIDON'S LAW"; TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1285, RELATING TO EVALUATION OF THE SUCCESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS) TO REPORT ANNUALLY CERTAIN DATA TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-64 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO AUDIT EVERY THREE YEARS A PROGRAM OF DSS TO BE DETERMINED IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AND SENATE GENERAL COMMITTEE AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT OF AUDIT COSTS FROM DSS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1680, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A PLACEMENT PLAN FOR A CHILD REMOVED FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN, SO AS TO ALLOW DSS TO FILE A MOTION WITH THE COURT TO TERMINATE OR SUSPEND VISITATION WITH THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1690, RELATING TO CONTENTS OF A PLACEMENT PLAN WHEN THE CONDITIONS FOR REMOVAL OF A CHILD FROM THE CUSTODY OF A PARENT INCLUDE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1710, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH DSS IS REQUIRED TO FILE A PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO ADD COMMITTING, AND AIDING OR ABETTING TO COMMIT, HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE OF ANOTHER CHILD OF THE PARENT AND WILFUL FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS OF A TREATMENT PLAN OR PLACEMENT PLAN TWICE WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1940, RELATING TO COURT-ORDERED ENTRY OF A PERSON IN THE CENTRAL REGISTRY FOR CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, SO AS TO REQUIRE ENTRY IF A NEWBORN INFANT TESTS POSITIVE FOR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, PRESCRIBED DRUG, OR ALCOHOL-RELATED DIAGNOSIS, IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-2570, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, SO AS TO ADD ADDICTION TO ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL DRUGS OR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION ABUSE AND COMMITTING MURDER, VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, OR HOMICIDE BY CHILD ABUSE OF ANOTHER CHILD OF THE PARENT; TO AMEND SECTION 63-7-1700, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMANENCY PLANNING FOR A CHILD, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PARENT TO UNDERGO A DRUG TEST BEFORE RETURNING THE CHILD TO THE HOME IF THE REASON FOR REMOVAL IS RELATED TO DRUG ABUSE BY THE PARENT; TO AMEND SECTION 17-5-540, RELATING TO CORONER OR MEDICAL EXAMINER NOTIFICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD FATALITIES, SO AS TO APPLY IN ALL CASES WHEN A CHILD DIES AS A RESULT OF VIOLENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 43-1-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DSS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE DSS ANNUALLY TO REPORT CERTAIN DATA TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADDRESSING CHILD PROTECTION WORKER CASELOADS, TIMELINESS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT INVESTIGATIONS, AND TIMELINESS OF CASEWORKER VISITS WITH CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE. - ratified title
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12/11/12House Prefiled
12/11/12House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 84)
01/08/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 84)
01/17/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: V.S.Moss
01/23/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Allison
04/09/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Atwater
04/24/13House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 56)
04/25/13House Amended (House Journal-page 47)
04/25/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 47)
04/25/13House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 51)
04/25/13House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 52)
04/25/13House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bingham
04/30/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
04/30/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 6)
05/06/13Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Sheheen (ch), Corbin, McElveen, Shealy, Thurmond
06/05/14Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification
03/13/14Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Coleman (ch), Shealy, Turner
05/21/14Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 10)
05/22/14Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 43)
05/27/14Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 16)
05/27/14Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16)
05/27/14Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 16)
05/27/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/28/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/28/14Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 70)
05/28/14Senate Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 70)
05/29/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/29/14Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 49)
05/29/14Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 49)
05/29/14Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 49)
05/30/14 Scrivener's error corrected
06/03/14House Senate amendment amended (House Journal-page 67)
06/03/14House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 67)
06/03/14House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 69)
06/04/14Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment (Senate Journal-page 9)
06/05/14House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Bannister, Weeks, McCoy (House Journal-page 2)
06/05/14Senate Conference committee appointed Massey, Scott, Young (Senate Journal-page 33)
06/05/14House Conference report received and adopted (House Journal-page 122)
06/05/14House Roll call Yeas-83 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 130)
06/05/14Senate Conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 36)
06/05/14Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 36)
06/05/14Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification (Senate Journal-page 47)
06/09/14 Ratified R 317
06/10/14 Signed By Governor
06/17/14 Effective date 06/10/14
06/26/14 Act No. 281



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