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S*0777 (Rat #0293, Act #0278 of 2016) General Bill, By Malloy and Bennett
Summary: Veteran Affairs
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 62-5-436 SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR MATTERS INVOLVING PAYMENT OF BENEFITS FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND TO DEFINE RELEVANT TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 62-1-201, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "VA" AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-404, RELATING TO THE ORIGINAL PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OR PROTECTIVE ORDER, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE PETITION TO SHOW THAT THE PERSON TO BE PROTECTED HAS BEEN RATED INCOMPETENT BY THE VA AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PETITION SHALL STATE THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON TO BE NOTIFIED ON BEHALF OF THE VA; TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-405, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SERVICE OF SUMMONS AND PETITIONS, NOTICE OF HEARING, AND WAIVER OF NOTICE BY THE PERSON TO BE PROTECTED, SO AS TO REQUIRE SERVICE UPON THE VA AND NOTICE OF THE HEARING IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 62-5-407, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROCEDURES CONCERNING THE HEARING AND ORDER ON ORIGINAL PETITION, SO AS TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN CASES INVOLVING PAYMENT OF BENEFITS FROM THE VA; AND TO REPEAL PART 6, ARTICLE 5, TITLE 62 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM VETERANS' GUARDIANSHIP ACT. - ratified title
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05/14/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
05/14/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/18/16Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Bennett, Johnson, Thurmond, Young
04/13/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 14)
04/19/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/19/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/19/16Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/21/16Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/21/16 Scrivener's error corrected
04/26/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 4)
04/26/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 4)
05/24/16House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 10)
05/31/16House Debate adjourned until Wed., 6-1-16 (House Journal-page 15)
06/01/16House Amended (House Journal-page 65)
06/01/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 65)
06/01/16House Roll call Yeas-97 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 68)
06/02/16House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 4)
06/02/16Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 24)
06/02/16Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 24)
06/02/16House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 87)
06/02/16House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 87)
06/06/16 Ratified R 293
06/09/16 Signed By Governor (Senate Journal-page 6)
06/21/16 Effective date 06/09/16
06/21/16 Act No. 278



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