Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1402Primary Sponsor: Committee (12)Committee Number: 26Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Fire protection sprinkler contractorsResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and IndustryComputer Document Number: BBM/9811.JMIntroduced Date: Mar 18, 1992Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: May 28, 1992Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideSponsor Committee: Labor, Commerce & IndustrySponsor Committee Number: 12Type of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1402 House May 28, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 26 referred to Committee 1402 Senate May 27, 1992 Read third time, sent to House 1402 Senate Mar 19, 1992 Read second time 1402 Senate Mar 18, 1992 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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March 18, 1992
Introduced by Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
S. Printed 3/18/92--S.
Read the first time March 18, 1992.
TO AMEND SECTION 23-45-70, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR LICENSED FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "AUTHORIZED" AS IT RELATES TO THIS SECTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 23-45-70 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 528 of 1990, is further amended to read:
"Section 23-45-70. The board may not issue a license unless the applicant provides proof that comprehensive liability insurance coverage has been obtained. The liability insurance policy must provide coverage in an amount not less than one hundred thousand dollars and cover any loss to property or personal injury caused by the fire protection sprinkler contractor. The policy must be purchased from an insurer authorized to do business in this State. `Authorized', for the purposes of this section, means a company duly licensed by the South Carolina Department of Insurance."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.