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S 0986 General Bill, By R.C. Shealy
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 20-7-570 so as to require a toxicology test on a newborn believed to be exposed to a controlled substance, to require reporting a positive test result to the State Department of Social Services, to establish a positive test as prima facie evidence of abuse, to require the Department of Social Services to petition for relief in accordance with this Section, to require the court upon certain findings to order reversible sterilization or surgical implantation of a birth control device, to provide conditions under which this procedure may be reversed or device removed, and to provide civil and criminal immunity under certain conditions.
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05/14/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
05/14/91Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-8

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