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S 0529 General Bill, By L. Martin, Alexander, Campbell, O'Dell, Reese, Peeler, Shealy, Gregory, Massey, Turner, Bennett, Cromer, Grooms, Bryant, Williams and S. Martin
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Summary: CDL Driver Employment Protection Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 58 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE "CDL DRIVER EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT CIVIL LIABILITY CLAIMS MADE AGAINST AN EMPLOYER OF A PERSON WHO HOLDS A VALID COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE BASED ON A THEORY OF NEGLIGENT HIRING, TRAINING, RETENTION, OR ENTRUSTMENT MUST BE CONSIDERED IN THE SECOND PHASE OF A BIFURCATED TRIAL PURSUANT TO SECTION 15-32-520(E), IF THERE IS EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT AN AWARD OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES, BUT PUNITIVE DAMAGES MAY NOT BE AWARDED AGAINST AN EMPLOYER SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY.
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03/10/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/10/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/12/15Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Gregory



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