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H 4941 General Bill, By Robinson, Allison, R.S. Corning, Govan, Harrell, Haskins, T.E. Huff, M.F. Jaskwhich, Law, Littlejohn, C.V. Marchbanks, J.G. Mattos, Moody-Lawrence, Riser, Sharpe, Simrill, C.H. Stone, C.L. Sturkie, C.C. Wells, J.B. Wilder, S.S. Wofford and D.A. Wright
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 20-7-1644 so as to provide that licensed foster family care providers are not liable for losses resulting from acts made in good faith within the scope of their obligations as foster parents; by adding Section 43-1-90 so as to require the Department of Social Services to develop an internal review system for cases in which a child known to the Department has died; by adding Section 62-2-805 so as to provide circumstances under which a parent may not inherit from a deceased child; to amend Section 15-78-60, as amended, relating to governmental immunity from the Tort Claims Act, so as to provide immunity for losses resulting from acts or omissions within the scope of duty of those persons performing child protective or child welfare related functions; to amend Section 15-78-170, relating to actions or claims for death of a person and the division of recovery so as to provide that anyone precluded from inheriting from the estate of a deceased child may not act as personal representative nor benefit from any proceeding based on injury to or death of the child; and to amend Section 62-3-203, as amended, relating to persons not qualified to serve as a personal representative so as to include parents precluded from inheriting from the estate of their deceased child in the legal custody of the State.
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03/17/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-9
03/17/94House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-10
04/21/94House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-5
05/05/94House Amended HJ-51
05/05/94House Read second time HJ-52
05/05/94House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-52
05/06/94House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
05/09/94Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
05/09/94Senate Referred to Committee on General SJ-5
05/26/94Senate Recalled from Committee on General SJ-116
06/01/94Senate Amended SJ-119
06/01/94Senate Read second time SJ-119
06/01/94Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-119
06/02/94Senate Amended SJ-93
06/02/94Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-99

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