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S*0231 (Rat #0041, Act #0016 of 1991) General Bill, By T.H. Pope
    A Bill to amend Section 42-1-500, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the Workers' Compensation Law and coverage of county prisoners, so as to delete the limitation that this Section applies only to prisoners serving sentences of ninety days or longer and provide that it applies to the prisoners regardless of the length of the sentence to be served; and to amend Section 42-7-65, relating to the average weekly wage for certain categories of employees under the Workers' Compensation Law, so as to add volunteer deputy sheriffs to the coverage of this Section, provide that for this group the total average weekly wage is thirty-seven and one-half percent of the average weekly wage in the State for the preceding fiscal year, provide that a volunteer deputy sheriff is a volunteer whose membership is certified by the sheriff to the governing body of the county, prohibit the inclusion of volunteer deputy sheriffs under the provisions of Title 42 unless approved by the governing body of the county or municipality, and provide that the average weekly wage for county prisoners is forty dollars a week.-amended title
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10/08/90Senate Prefiled
10/08/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-86
01/08/91Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-86
01/16/91Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-13
01/17/91Senate Read second time SJ-19
01/17/91Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-19
01/23/91Senate Amended SJ-17
01/23/91Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-17
01/29/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-7
01/29/91House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-7
02/05/91House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-18
02/05/91House Committed to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-18
03/06/91House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-9
03/20/91House Read second time HJ-13
03/21/91House Read third time and enrolled HJ-12
04/03/91 Ratified R 41
04/09/91 Signed By Governor
04/09/91 Effective date 04/09/91
04/09/91 Act No. 16
04/18/91 Copies available

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