- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A bill encouraging police in South Carolina to use body cameras will likely end up in a conference committee.

The House voted Tuesday not to agree with the Senate version of a body camera bill. That probably means a committee of three House members and three senators will iron out the differences.

The House version has six months of study, then directs the Law Enforcement Training Council to study agencies already using the cameras worn by officers. The panel would develop statewide guidelines within six more months.

The Senate takes less time to study the issue.

The name of the legislation has been changed to “The Walter L. Scott Law” after the driver shot and killed by a North Charleston police officer who is now facing a murder charge.



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