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H 2399 General Bill, By Martin, B.O. Baker, Barfield, H. Brown, J.H. Burriss, T.M. Burriss, W.N. Cork, R.S. Corning, C.M. Dangerfield, Davenport, P.W. Derrick, Elliott, E.D. Foxworth, J.C. Hearn, B.L. Hendricks, T.T. Mappus, J.G. McAbee, A.C. McGinnis, R.N. McLellan, J.H. Nesbitt, H.E. Pearce, Sharpe, E.W. Simpson, B.E. Thrailkill and J.B. Wilder
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    A Bill to amend Section 15-3-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to limitation of civil actions and pleadings, so as to revise the time period in which minors have the right to file suit; to amend Section 15-3-530, relating to limitation of civil actions, so as to reduce the limitation period from six years to three years; and to amend Section 15-3-535, relating to the time within which certain actions for criminal conversation and other actions must be commenced, so as to revise this time; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 15-33-125, so as to permit a new trial limited to damages only in those instances where the plaintiff was entitled to a direct verdict of liability, Section 15-33-145, so as to allow the introduction into evidence of any collateral sources information about compensation a plaintiff may receive from sources other than the defendant, Sections 15-33-155 and 15-51-12, so as to limit noneconomic damages in personal injury and wrongful death actions, Section 15-33-165, so as to provide restrictions of punitive damages in civil actions, and Section 15-35-45, so as to abolish joint liability.
02/04/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-394
02/04/87House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-394
03/03/87House Tabled in committee

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