Current Status Bill Number:
3385Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950125Primary Sponsor: KirshAll Sponsors: KirshDrafted Document Number: BR1\18072AC.95Residing Body: HouseDate Tabled: 19950404Current Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Marital property, apportionment of
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950404 Tabled in Committee 25 HJ House 19950125 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-472, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EQUITABLE APPORTIONMENT OF MARITAL PROPERTY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO ORDER FOR DIVORCE A VINCULO MATRIMONII MAY BE ISSUED BEFORE THE RESOLUTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALL CLAIMS FOR EQUITABLE APPORTIONMENT OF MARITAL PROPERTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The last paragraph of Section 20-7-472 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"The court's order as it affects distribution of marital property shall be is a final order not subject to modification except by appeal or remand following proper appeal, and no order for divorce a vinculo matrimonii may be issued before the resolution and distribution of all claims for apportionment of marital property except as otherwise provided by the court."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.