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S 0587 General Bill, By M.B. Williams, Cork, Ford, Glover, Jackson, Land, McGill, Mescher, Passailaigue, Patterson, Rankin, Short, G. Smith and Washington
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976 by adding Chapter 50 to Title 44, so as to prohibit any person from knowingly and wilfully engaging in harassment intended to prevent or deter another person from, or punish him for, providing or receiving lawful medical services; by adding Section 16-5-135, so as to prohibit a person from intentionally preventing an individual from entering or exiting a medical facility; by adding Section 16-23-425, so as to prohibit a person from carrying into a medical facility a firearm or other weapon and to provide exceptions to this prohibition; to amend Section 16-3-1070(B), relating to the crime of stalking, so as to prohibit two or more persons acting in concert from engaging in the crime of stalking; to amend Section 16-5-10, relating to conspiracy against civil rights, so as to include in the Section the right to perform or obtain a lawful abortion; to amend Section 16-7-160, relating to the illegal use of stink bombs or other devices containing similar substances used illegally and to prohibit the use of such substances and devices at any medical facility as defined in Section 16-5-135; and to amend Section 44-41-60, relating to the confidentiality of information contained in abortion reports submitted to the Department of Health and Environmental Control, so as to prohibit the Department from releasing to members of the public the name of the reporting physician and the facility in which the abortion was performed.
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03/23/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13
03/23/93Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-14

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