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S 0410 General Bill, By T.W. Mitchell
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-3230(4), Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to juvenile detention services for juveniles, so as to provide that juvenile detention facilities may be provided by a county or counties which have entered into a regional intergovernmental agreement to provide secure facilities for preadjudicatory juveniles which meet the standards of design, construction, and operation of the American Correctional Association, and to further provide that in facilities operated by the Department of Youth Services the cost for each child committed by a county must be based on the average operating cost among all preadjudicatory state facilities, and that the Department of Youth Services must assume one-third of the per diem costs and the committing county shall assume two-thirds of the costs, and that transportation of the juvenile to and from the facility shall be the responsibility of the county and transportation of the juvenile between department facilities shall be the responsibility of the Department; to add a new Subsection (5), so as to provide that each secure facility shall have sufficient personnel to provide twenty-four hour supervision and to provide administrative program and support requirements; and to add a new Subsection (6), so as to provide that a county which provides temporary holdover facilities for juveniles must meet certain requirements.
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02/11/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-4
02/11/93Senate Referred to Committee on Corrections and Penology SJ-4

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