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H*3658 (Rat #0275, Act #0181 of 1989) General Bill, By Wilkins
    A Bill to amend Section 16-3-1130, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to Victim's Compensation Fund, so as to require the Deputy Director of the Fund to issue a written decision regarding a claim and furnish the claimant with a copy; to amend Section 16-3-1210, relating to persons eligible for awards from the Fund, so as to allow residents of this State to file for benefits if injured by a crime committed out of state and to reduce the award by amounts paid by the other state; to amend Section 16-3-1220, relating to persons ineligible for awards, so as to further provide for those persons; to amend Section 16-3-1230, relating to claims filed on behalf of minors or incompetents and the time limitations for filing claims, so as to revise and further provide for these time limitations; to change the name of the South Carolina Victim's Compensation Fund to the State Office of Victim Assistance; and to change the name of the South Carolina Crime Victim's Advisory Board to the South Carolina Advisory Board for Victim Assistance effective July 1, 1989.
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03/09/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-10
03/09/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-10
04/19/89House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-6
04/25/89House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 26, 1989 HJ-23
04/26/89House Amended HJ-21
04/26/89House Read second time HJ-22
04/27/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-13
05/02/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
05/02/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11
05/24/89Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-39
05/25/89Senate Read second time SJ-36
05/31/89Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-5
06/02/89 Ratified R 275
06/08/89 Signed By Governor
06/08/89 Effective date 07/01/89
06/08/89 Act No. 181
06/19/89 Copies available

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