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TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN LIENS BEFORE A MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF A LIEN THAT MAY BE ENFORCED BY A PETITION TO A MAGISTRATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 29-5-130 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 29-5-130. When the amount of the claim does not exceed
one hundred dollars the claim limitations for actions where a magistrate has concurrent civil jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of Section 22-3-10, the lien may be enforced by a petition to a magistrate. And such magistrate shall have like power and authority within his jurisdiction as herein conferred upon the court of common pleas, with like rights of appeal to the parties as exist in other civil cases."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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