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H*3014 (Rat #0099, Act #0058 of 1989) General Bill, By J.I. Rogers
    A Bill to amend Section 42-9-140, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the payment of Workers' Compensation benefits when a deceased employee leaves no dependents or partial dependents, so as to provide that if the deceased employee leaves no dependents, the employer shall pay the commuted amounts provided for in Section 42-9-290 for whole dependents, less burial expenses which must be deducted from those commuted amounts, to his surviving nondependent children and to provide for payment when there are no surviving nondependent children; and to amend Section 42-9-290, as amended, relating to the amount of Workers' Compensation for the death of an employee due to an accident, so as to provide that if a student's full-time enrollment in an accredited educational institution ends, the child no longer is considered a dependent, rather than provide that benefits terminate permanently, and provide that when all the deceased employee's children are no longer dependent, the remainder of the benefits must be divided equally among all the children-amended title
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12/08/88House Prefiled
12/08/88House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
01/10/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-22
01/10/89House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-23
03/08/89House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-3
03/09/89House Amended HJ-33
03/09/89House Read second time HJ-34
03/16/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-24
03/21/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
03/21/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-7
04/05/89Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-10
04/06/89Senate Read second time SJ-25
04/11/89Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-12
04/20/89 Ratified R 99
04/26/89 Signed By Governor
04/26/89 Effective date 04/26/89
04/26/89 Act No. 58
05/03/89 Copies available

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