|SC lawmakers push for inmate work bill to help reduce overcrowding in prisons|
|By foxcarolina.com- Jarvis Robertson|
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina state lawmakers are once again pushing a bill that would reduce non-violent offenders time behind bars.
H 3971 was introduced Wednesday and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
With this bill, South Carolinians would see more prisoners alongside highways, interstates and other state-owned property performing low to moderate labor.
State lawmaker are adamant this bill would save the state millions of dollars over a ten-year period and help with overcrowding in facilities.
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