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S 0007 General Bill, By Bryan, Elliott, Giese, Glover, Hayes, Jackson, Lander, Martin, McGill, T.W. Mitchell, O'Dell, Passailaigue, L.E. Richter, M.T. Rose, Russell, Short, J.V. Smith, Washington and Wilson
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    A Bill to amend Title 43, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Chapter 35 so as to enact the Omnibus Adult Protection Act; to define terms; to provide for the duties of the State Department of Social Services and the Division of Ombudsman and Citizen Services, Office of the Governor, relative to adult abuse, neglect and exploitation; to designate those required to report; to establish reporting and investigating procedures; to provide family court procedures; to abrogate the husband-wife and doctor-patient privilege in adult abuse cases; to provide for emergency removal of an adult; to provide immunity for good faith reporting; to provide civil and criminal penalties; to create the Adult Protection Coordinating Council and to provide for its membership and duties; to amend Section 8-17-340, relating to the State Employee Grievance Committee, so as to revise the standard for reviewing a case involving abuse, neglect, or exploitation; to amend Section 16-1-10, as amended, relating to crimes classified as felonies, so as to include the offenses added by this Act; and to repeal Section 23-1-220 and Chapters 29 and 30 of Title 43.
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01/12/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-28
01/12/93Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-29

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