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H*3954 (Rat #0251, Act #0237 of 1996) General Bill, By Young-Brickell, Bailey, C.D. Chamblee, Davenport, Easterday, Harrison, Haskins, R.J. Herdklotz, Inabinett, Knotts, Littlejohn, Mason, Riser, Robinson, Vaughn, D.C. Waldrop and Witherspoon
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-1670, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to persons who may petition to adopt, so as to further provide for specific findings the court must make in allowing a nonresident to adopt a child in South Carolina and to correct internal references; and to amend Section 20-7-1700, as amended, relating to consent and relinquishment for the purpose of adoption, so as to require consent and relinquishment to be given after the birth of an adoptee.-amended title
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04/06/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-35
04/06/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-35
05/18/95House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-32
05/24/95House Amended HJ-12
05/24/95House Read second time HJ-13
05/25/95House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-5
05/25/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-20
05/25/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-20
02/07/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-7
02/08/96Senate Amended SJ-17
02/08/96Senate Read second time SJ-17
02/13/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-9
02/21/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-39
02/27/96 Ratified R 251
03/04/96 Signed By Governor
03/04/96 Effective date 03/04/96
03/13/96 Copies available
03/13/96 Act No. 237

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