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H*4870 (Rat #0690, Act #0562 of 1990) General Bill, By D.A. Moss
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-954, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the requirement that genetic tests must be conducted to determine paternity, so as to delete language which would authorize the individual involved in the testing not to cooperate for good cause because of other reasons not established in the Social Security Act or where the court determines that the individual has good cause for refusing to submit to genetic testing because of the potential for emotional or physical harm to the child, to the custodial parent where the harm reduces the person's ability to care for the child, to the putative parent where the harm outweighs the child's interest in paternity determination, or the potential for violation of an overriding religious belief of either the custodial or the putative parent.-amended title
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03/21/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-9
03/21/90House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-9
04/18/90House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-6
04/25/90House Read second time HJ-65
04/26/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-34
04/26/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-16
04/26/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-16
05/30/90Senate Recalled from Committee on Judiciary SJ-14
05/31/90Senate Amended SJ-70
05/31/90Senate Read second time SJ-70
05/31/90Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-70
06/01/90Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-2
06/04/90House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-13
06/05/90 Ratified R 690
06/07/90 Signed By Governor
06/07/90 Effective date 06/07/90
06/07/90 Act No. 562
07/06/90 Copies available

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