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1010Ratification Number: 344Act Number: 377Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20020213Primary Sponsor: FairAll Sponsors: Fair, Glover, Verdin, Ryberg, Giese, Anderson, Alexander, Pinckney, Branton, Short, Thomas, Martin, Ford, Patterson and GregoryDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\bbm\10728htc02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020514Date of Last Amendment: 20020508Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 20020529Subject: Task Force on Corrections establishedHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20021017 Act No. A377 ------ 20020529 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 20020522 Ratified R344 House 20020514 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020508 House amendments amended, returned to House with amendment House 20020502 Read third time, returned with amendment House 20020501 Amended, read second time House 20020430 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, 20020501 House 20020424 Committee report: Favorable with 27 H3M amendment House 20020313 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to Committee Senate 20020312 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20020307 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 20020307 Committee amendment adopted Senate 20020306 Committee report: Favorable with 03 SCP amendment Senate 20020213 Introduced, read first time, 03 SCP referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on March 6, 2002 - Word format Revised on March 7, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 24, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 1, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 8, 2002 - Word format
(A377, R344, S1010)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON CORRECTIONS AND PROVIDE ITS MEMBERSHIP AND DUTIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR IT TO MAKE A REPORT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEFORE MARCH 1, 2003, AFTER WHICH THE TASK FORCE TERMINATES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Task Force on Corrections established; objectives; report
SECTION 1. (A) There is established the Task Force on Corrections. The task force shall identify and study methods to:
(1) promote fair and effective criminal and juvenile justice systems;
(2) provide for monitoring of correctional facilities and programs; and
(3) develop and maintain cooperative relationships with organizations, both public and private, involved in the fields of corrections, probation, parole, and related issues.
(B) The committee consists of nineteen members as follows:
(1) the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Corrections and Penology, ex officio, who shall serve as chairman;
(2) a Senator appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;
(3) the Chairman of the House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee;
(4) a House member appointed by the Speaker of the House;
(5) the Director of the South Carolina Department of Corrections, ex officio;
(6) the Director of the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, ex officio;
(7) the Director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, ex officio;
(8) four members appointed by the Governor, one each to represent the inmate/family advocacy, victim advocacy, health care provider, and social service provider communities;
(9) four members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, one each to represent the legal, religious, business, and health care provider communities;
(10) four members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one each from the business, religious, legal, and social service provider communities.
Members shall serve without compensation and are not entitled to receive mileage, per diem, and subsistence. A vacancy of an appointed member must be filled in the manner of original appointment. The task force shall meet as often as necessary and for its work employ the services of the staff of the South Carolina Department of Corrections, South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, Sentencing Guidelines Commission, and the Senate Committee on Corrections and Penology, as the task force determines appropriate, and House staff as may be assigned by the Speaker of the House.
(C) The task force shall prepare a report with recommendations which must be submitted to the General Assembly before March 1, 2003. The task force terminates on the date it files its report or March 1, 2003, whichever occurs first.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 22nd day of May, 2002.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/29/02.
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