View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 511

Senator MALLOY proposed the following amendment (not yet finalized ):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 2, by striking lines 26 through 37, in Section 20-3-130, as contained in SECTION 2, and inserting therein the following:

/ (B)In proceedings for divorce from the bonds of matrimony , and in actions for separate maintenance and support, the court may grant alimony or separate maintenance and support in such amounts and for such term as the court considers appropriate as from the circumstances of the parties and the nature of case may be just, pendente lite, and permanently. No alimony or separate maintenance and support may be awarded a spouse who commits adultery before the earliest of these two events: (1) the formal signing of a written property or marital settlement agreement or (2) entry of a permanent order of separate maintenance and support or of a permanent order approving a property or marital settlement agreement between the parties.filing of an action to seek a divorce or separate maintenance and support. /