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H 2586 General Bill, By E.C. Lewis, M.O. Alexander, R.L. Altman, W.S. Anderson, F.X. Archibald, W.D. Arthur, D.L. Aydlette, Bailey, Barfield, L.E. Bennett, D. Blackwell, Boan, P.T. Bradley, T.A. Brett, J.H. Burriss, M.D. Burriss, T.M. Burriss, Carnell, C.D. Chamblee, M.J. Cooper, W.N. Cork, Davenport, P.W. Derrick, T.W. Edwards, Elliott, P. Evatt, J. Faber, S.R. Foster, E.D. Foxworth, M.S. Gulledge, P.B. Harris, Harvin, D.O. Hawkins, J.C. Hearn, B.L. Hendricks, L.I. Hendricks, T.E. Huff, W.H. Jones, J.R. Klapman, Koon, T.M. Marchant, Martin, J.G. Mattos, J.G. McAbee, McKay, R.N. McLellan, J.W. McLeod, D.L. Ogburn, H.E. Pearce, Phillips, Rhoad, R.L. Rigdon, Sharpe, E.W. Simpson, J.J. Snow, E.C. Stoddard, C.L. Sturkie, L.L. Taylor, B.E. Thrailkill, J.H. Toal, D.C. Waldrop, Washington, D. Williams and R.R. Woods
Similar (S 0153)
    A Bill to amend Sections 15-3-640, 15-3-660, 15-3-670, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to legal actions against architects, construction managers, professional engineers, or contractors for improper or negligent improvements to real property, so as to specifically describe actions based upon or arising out of the defective or unsafe conditions of an improvement to real property which must be brought no later than ten years after completion; to create an outside limitation of ten years after the substantial completion of the improvement within which normal statutes of limitations continue to run; to correct an inaccurate citation; to provide that a defense of statutes of limitations shall not be available to owners of real property or to persons in possession or control thereof who have knowledge or should have had knowledge of the deficiency in such property or to persons guilty of fraud; to provide that no cause of action not heretofore existing is created by this Act nor does it bar any existing cause of action; and to repeal Section 15-3-650 relating to actions against architects, professional engineers, or contractors that must be brought within two years after the date of injury.
03/13/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-1261
03/13/85House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1262
04/24/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-2648
04/25/85House Objection by Rep. T. Rogers, J. Bradley, Gregory & Griffin HJ-2717
04/30/86House Tabled HJ-2732

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