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SC H3197


Parental Bill of Rights

Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Chapter 23 To Title 63 So As To Provide That Parents Have Fundamental Rights Regarding The Upbringing, Education, And Care Of Their Children; To Define Necessary Terms; To Limit The Ability Of The Government To Infringe On Parental Rights; To Identify Certain Fundamental Rights Of Parents; To Require That School Districts Create Parental Involvement Policies; To Prohibit Care Providers From Soliciting Or Providing Health Care Services To Children Without Written Parental Consent; To Provide That The Chapter's Provisions Supersede State Of Emergency Declarations; To Create A Cause Of Action For Violations Of This Chapter; And By Amending Section 63-5-340, Relating To The Age At Which A Minor May Consent To Health Services, So As To Raise The Age To Eighteen.

Legislative Session


125th General Assembly


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James Burns (R)

John Mccravy (R)

Matthew Leber (R)

William Chumley (R)

Bill Taylor (R)

Jordan Pace (R)

Jay Kilmartin (R)

Patrick Haddon (R)

Thomas Beach (R)

Rob Harris (R)

Tom Hartnett (R)

Roy Magnuson (R)

Roger Nutt (R)

Stewart Jones (R)

Marvin Smith (R)

Sylleste Davis (R)

Brandon Cox (R)

Melissa Oremus (R)

Christopher Murphy (R)

Gil Gatch (R)

Robby Robbins (R)

Gary Brewer (R)

Doug Gilliam (R)

Joseph Bustos (R)

Kathy Landing (R)


2023-01-31Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliam, Bustos, Landing
2023-01-26Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Murphy, Gatch, Robbins, Brewer
2023-01-19Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Oremus
2023-01-18Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith, Davis, B.L.Cox
2023-01-17Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Nutt, S.Jones
2023-01-12Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Magnuson
2023-01-11Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hartnett
2023-01-10Referred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10Introduced and read first time
2022-12-08Referred to Committee on Judiciary