South Carolina: House panel replaces dash cam bill with FOIA revision

The House Judiciary Committee has swapped a bill governing the release of police dash cam videos with revisions to the state’s Freedom of Information Act, to get around a senator’s block of the FOIA bill in the Legislature’s final weeks.

Committee members said Thursday they like both bills but were afraid unless they placed the FOIA language in the dash cam bill and removed the dash cam legislation, the FOIA legislation might die.  Continue…