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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 3153 General Bill, By J.E. Smith
Similar (S 0222)
Summary: Recording of interrogation by law enforcement
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-240 SO AS TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF STATEMENTS OBTAINED DURING THE QUESTIONING, OR INTERROGATION CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN STATEMENTS MADE DURING QUESTIONING OR INTERROGATION MUST BE AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDED, TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MUST INSTRUCT A JURY THAT IT MAY DRAW AN ADVERSE INFERENCE FOR A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WHO FAILS TO RECORD A STATEMENT AS REQUIRED, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON'S STATEMENT MAY BE USED FOR IMPEACHMENT PURPOSES, TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A STATEMENT OBTAINED IN ANOTHER STATE OR BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS ADMISSIBLE IN THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT AN INAUDIBLE PORTION OF A RECORDING DOES NOT RENDER IT INADMISSIBLE.
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12/11/14House Prefiled
12/11/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary



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