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H*3744 (Rat #0450, Act #0397 of 1990) General Bill, By P.E. Short and J.V. Gregory
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 15-7-120 so as to provide that notwithstanding a contract provision requiring an action arising under the contract to be brought in a location other than as provided by the applicable laws and court rules of this State, the action may be brought as provided in the applicable laws and court rules of this State for similar causes of action and to make unenforceable an arbitration agreement provision requiring arbitration proceedings outside this State with respect to an action which, but for the agreement, is triable in this State and to provide for the enforceability of the other provisions of the arbitration agreement and the method of selecting a forum for arbitration proceedings.
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03/23/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-3
03/23/89House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-3
01/10/90House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-18
01/23/90House Read second time HJ-32
01/24/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-32
01/25/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
01/25/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11
02/28/90Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-13
03/06/90Senate Amended SJ-13
03/06/90Senate Read second time SJ-13
03/08/90Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-6
03/21/90House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-38
03/29/90 Ratified R 450
04/03/90 Signed By Governor
04/03/90 Effective date 04/03/90
04/03/90 Act No. 397
04/24/90 Copies available

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