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H 2537 General Bill, By  House Labor, Commerce and Industry
    A Bill to amend Section 42-9-60, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the prohibition on Workers' Compensation when injury or death is caused by the intoxication or the wilfulness of the employee, so as to provide that the burden of proof is upon the employer to demonstrate that the employee was intoxicated or wilfully intended to injure or kill himself or another, and provide that, with respect to intoxication, an injured employee may recover if he can demonstrate that his intoxication was not a factor in causing the accident or injury; and to amend Section 42-9-80, relating to burden of proof under certain Code Sections concerning Workers' Compensation, so as to delete the reference to Section 42-9-60.
02/25/87House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-712
03/03/87House Objection by Rep. L Martin, Dangerfield, Taylor, Felder, Huff & Ferguson HJ-819
04/22/87House Debate adjourned HJ-2100
04/23/87House Amended HJ-2157
04/23/87House Read second time HJ-2158
05/06/87House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Dangerfield, L. Martin & Taylor HJ-2502
05/21/87House Committed to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-3112
02/03/88House Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-897

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