South Carolina Legislature


Session 107 - (1987-1988)Printer Friendly
(pdf format)
H*2648 (Rat #0201, Act #0144 of 1987) General Bill, By Wilkins, D.M. Beasley, R.S. Corning and P. Evatt
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-1740, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the requirement that an investigation be made by a private or public welfare organization to be filed with the county when the filing of petition for adoption is made, so as to establish the specific types of investigations and reports which must be completed prior to the final hearing for adoption; and to amend Section 20-7-1780, as amended, relating to the requirement that all hearings and records held in proceedings under Articles 7, 9, and 11, Chapter 7 Title 20 must be confidential and held in closed court, so as to require that all files and records pertaining to adoption proceedings in the Department of Social Services also must be confidential and withheld from inspection if they are maintained by any person certified under the provisions of Section 20-7-1750.
View full text
03/12/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-994
03/12/87House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-994
04/29/87House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-2209
05/05/87House Read second time HJ-2421
05/06/87House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2465
05/07/87Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-1743
05/12/87Senate Read second time SJ-1807
05/12/87Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1807
05/27/87Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-2375
06/02/87 Ratified R 201
06/04/87 Signed By Governor
06/04/87 Effective date 06/04/87
06/04/87 Act No. 144
06/16/87 Copies available

Legislative Services Agency
h t t p : / / w w w . s c s t a t e h o u s e . g o v