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  • Introduced
    May 13, 2021
  • Passed House
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
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H 4405
South Carolina House Bill
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 17-15-270 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION BEFORE A BOND HEARING AFTER THE ARREST OF A PERSON FROM A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY OR INSTITUTION; TO PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF A GUARDIAN OR THE PERSON'S POWER OF ATTORNEY, IF ANY; TO PROVIDE FOR THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE BOND HEARING UNTIL THE PERSON HAS THE CAPACITY TO PARTICIPATE; AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE AGAINST A PERSON MENTALLY INCAPACITATED TO ATTEND A BOND HEARING.
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House • May 13, 2021: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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  • May 13, 2021 | House
    • Introduced and read first time
    • Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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