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 February 3, 2010  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

The Associated Press reports:

South Carolina legislators have tweaked a bill allowing officers to conduct warrantless searches by requiring them to first verify the person is on probation or parole.

The House Judiciary Committee approved the measure on Tuesday that allows officers to bypass going to a judge for a warrant before searching people on probation or parole. They can search the person, the vehicle the person owns or is driving, and any possessions, such as a purse.

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