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1081Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000127Primary Sponsor: BryanAll Sponsors: BryanDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\jeb\013pris.whb.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee 27 H3MSubject: Inspection reports by jail and prison division, distribution list revised; Corrections Department, Prisons and PrisonersHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20000502 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to Committee Senate 20000427 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20000426 Read second time Senate 20000425 Committee report: Favorable 03 SCP Senate 20000127 Introduced, read first time, 03 SCP referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 25, 2000 - Word format
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To whom was referred a Bill (S. 1081), to amend Chapter 9, Title 24 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the distribution of the annual jail and prison inspection report, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DAVID L. THOMAS, for Committee.
TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE ANNUAL JAIL AND PRISON INSPECTION REPORT AND ENFORCEMENT OF MINIMUM STANDARDS, SO AS TO REVISE THE LIST OF PERSONS WHO MUST RECEIVE COPIES OF REPORTS PREPARED BY THE JAIL AND PRISON INSPECTION DIVISION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 24-9-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 24-9-20. The division shall be responsible for inspecting, in conjunction with a representative of the State Fire Marshal, at least annually every facility in this State housing prisoners or pretrial detainees operated by or for a state agency, county, municipality, or any other political subdivision, and such inspections shall include all phases of operation, fire safety, and health and sanitation conditions at the respective facilities. Food service operations of the facilities must be inspected at least annually by an employee of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The inspections of local confinement facilities shall be based on standards established by the South Carolina Association of Counties and adopted by the Department of Corrections, and appropriate fire and health codes and regulations. The division, the inspecting fire marshal, and the food service inspector of the Department of Health and Environmental Control shall each prepare a written report on the conditions of the inspected facility. Copies of the reports shall be filed with the chairman of the governing body of the political subdivision having jurisdiction of the facility inspected, the chairman of the governing body of each political subdivision involved in a multi-jurisdictional facility,
the State Fire Marshal with respect to the fire safety inspection, the Department of Health and Environmental Control with respect to the food service inspection, and the county legislative delegation in which such facility is located the administrator, manager, or supervisor for the political subdivision, and the administrator or director of the inspected facility. All reports shall be filed through the Director of the Department of Corrections."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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