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S*1164 (Rat #0410, Act #0370 of 1996) General Bill, By Senate Judiciary
    A Bill to amend Part I, Article 2, Chapter 2, Title 62, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to intestate succession, by adding Section 62-2-114, so as to permit the Probate Court under certain conditions to deny or limit either or both parent's share of the proceeds of the estate of an intestate decedent if the court determines by a preponderance of the evidence that the parent or parents failed to reasonably support the decedent and did not provide for the needs of the decedent during his or her minority; to amend Section 42-9-140, relating to workers' compensation payments when a deceased employee leaves no dependents, so as to provide that the Commission may deny or limit payments to either or both parents under the same circumstances referred to above; and to amend Section 15-51-40, as amended, relating to damages in wrongful death actions, so as to permit the Probate Court to deny or limit either or both parent's entitlement to a share of the proceeds under the same circumstances referred to above.-amended title
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02/21/96Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-8
02/22/96Senate Read second time SJ-17
02/22/96Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-17
02/28/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-16
02/29/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-7
02/29/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-7
05/01/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-3
05/02/96House Amended HJ-26
05/07/96House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 8, 1996 HJ-27
05/08/96House Debate adjourned HJ-15
05/08/96House Amended HJ-45
05/08/96House Read second time HJ-47
05/09/96House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-15
05/22/96Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-14
05/23/96 Ratified R 410
05/29/96 Signed By Governor
05/29/96 Effective date 05/29/96
06/14/96 Copies available
06/14/96 Act No. 370

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