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S*0687 (Rat #0217, Act #0193 of 2014) General Bill, By L. Martin
Similar (H 4469)
Summary: Blind Person's Right To Parent Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA BLIND PERSON'S RIGHT TO PARENT ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 63 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT MAY NOT MAKE A DECISION ON GUARDIANSHIP, CUSTODY, OR VISITATION BASED UPON A SOLE CONSIDERATION OF THE BLINDNESS OF A CHILD'S PARENT OR GUARDIAN, AND THAT A DECISION CONCERNING ADOPTION MAY NOT BE BASED UPON THE SOLE CONSIDERATION THAT THE PERSON SEEKING TO ADOPT A CHILD IS BLIND. - ratified title
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05/08/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
05/08/13Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 4)
01/22/14Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Coleman (ch), Shealy, Turner
02/26/14Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 14)
02/27/14 Scrivener's error corrected
03/04/14Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 20)
03/04/14Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 20)
03/05/14Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 26)
03/06/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7)
03/06/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 7)
05/14/14House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 3)
05/20/14House Read second time (House Journal-page 43)
05/20/14House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 43)
05/21/14House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 5)
05/29/14 Ratified R 217
06/02/14 Signed By Governor
06/06/14 Effective date 06/02/14
06/10/14 Act No. 193



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