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H 3455 General Bill, By Hayes
    A Bill to amend Section 38-77-730, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the request for arbitration and the process by which arbitration is initiated under the provisions of Article 7, Chapter 77, Title 38, so as to provide that a defendant receiving a summons under the provisions of this Section may refuse to arbitrate and provide that if the defendant refuses to arbitrate the plaintiff shall bring the action in the Court of Common Pleas, or any inferior court having concurrent jurisdiction; and to amend Section 38-77-770, relating to the right to appeal an arbitration decision, so as to delete the requirement that an appeal must be a trial de novo and require the appeal to be to the Circuit Court and conducted in accordance with the provisions of Rule 74 and 75 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.
02/08/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-12
02/08/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-12
02/22/89House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-8
02/28/89House Read second time HJ-29
03/01/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-16
03/02/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10
03/02/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11

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