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H*4522 (Rat #0484, Act #0396 of 1996) General Bill, By Allison, Lee, Littlejohn, Walker and C.C. Wells
    A Bill to amend Section 20-4-40, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to petitions for orders of protection from domestic abuse, so as to provide that no fee may be charged for filing a petition; and to amend Section 20-4-60, relating to orders for protection, so as to prohibit granting a mutual order of protection except under certain conditions.
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01/31/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-9
01/31/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-9
04/24/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-1
04/25/96House Amended HJ-19
04/25/96House Read second time HJ-19
04/30/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-34
05/01/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-4
05/01/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-4
05/21/96Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-40
05/22/96Senate Read second time SJ-55
05/22/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-55
05/23/96Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-94
05/30/96 Ratified R 484
06/04/96 Signed By Governor
06/04/96 Effective date 06/04/96
06/17/96 Copies available
06/17/96 Act No. 396

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