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S*1288 (Rat #0608, Act #0536 of 1988) General Bill, By W.W. Doar
    A Bill to amend Sections 54-15-10 and 54-15-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the commissioners of pilotage for the ports of Georgetown, Little River, and Port Royal, so as to delete the requirement that they be appointed in February of odd-numbered years, to increase the jurisdiction of the Commissioners of Pilotage of Port Royal to include Calibogue Sound and the South Carolina side of the Savannah River, to provide that the Executive Director of the Port of Georgetown is a member ex officio of the Commissioners of Pilotage of Georgetown; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 54-15-350 and 54-15-360 so as to limit a licensed ship's pilot's liability to five thousand dollars except for wilfullness or recklessness and to provide that a pilot's liability does not exempt the vessel's owner and operator from liability for the damages caused by the pilot while aboard the vessel.-amended title
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03/08/88Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-10
03/09/88Senate Read second time SJ-38
03/10/88Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-35
03/14/88House Introduced and read first time HJ-1945
03/14/88House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1945
04/06/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-2492
04/14/88House Amended HJ-2937
04/14/88House Read second time HJ-2938
04/14/88House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-2971
04/15/88House Read third time HJ-3005
04/15/88House Returned HJ-3005
04/19/88Senate House amendment amended SJ-11
04/19/88Senate Returned SJ-11
05/04/88House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3543
05/12/88 Ratified R 608
05/18/88 Signed By Governor
05/18/88 Effective date 05/18/88
05/18/88 Act No. 536
06/06/88 Copies available

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