Current Status Bill Number:
1333Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960404Primary Sponsor: ReeseAll Sponsors: ReeseDrafted Document Number: dka\3638cm.96Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 11 SJSubject: Law enforcement officer, training required
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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-6-435 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CERTIFIES THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IS QUALIFIED, HE MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED CERTAIN TRAINING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-6-435. Notwithstanding another provision of law, before the Department of Public Safety certifies that a law enforcement officer is qualified pursuant to Section 23-6-430, he must have successfully completed three credit hours of training in each of the following subjects:
(1) the South Carolina Constitution;
(2) the structure of state government;
(3) the structure of local government;
(4) the structure of the state court system; and
(5) the history of South Carolina."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.