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S 1087 General Bill, By Gregory, Rankin and Shealy
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Summary: Alimony
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 20-3-170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MODIFICATION, CONFIRMATION, OR TERMINATION OF ALIMONY, SO AS TO PROVIDE FACTORS FOR THE COURT TO CONSIDER WHEN DETERMINING THE EXISTENCE OF CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT ALIMONY TERMINATES UPON THE SUPPORTING SPOUSE ATTAINING FULL RETIREMENT AGE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT PAYMENT OF ALIMONY FOR A PERIOD THAT EXCEEDS THE DURATION OF MARRIAGE CONSTITUTES SUFFICIENT GROUNDS FOR THE COURT TO MODIFY, TERMINATE, OR ESTABLISH A FIXED DURATION OF TIME FOR ANY FURTHER PAYMENT OBLIGATION, IF SUPPORTED BY THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED.
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02/17/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/17/16Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/19/16Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Gregory (ch), Hutto, Bennett
04/13/16Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 17)
04/14/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/31/16Senate Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary



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