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H*2943 (Rat #0546, Act #0489 of 1988) General Bill, By Kirsh
    A Bill to amend Title 39, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to trade and commerce, by adding Chapter 65 so as to require an out-of-state principal to pay commissions owed to a sales representative within a certain period after a contract between them is terminated, provide for certain punitive damages and attorney's fees if post-termination commissions are not paid in a timely manner, provide for attorney's fees to be awarded against persons bringing frivolous actions, provide for personal jurisdiction over certain nonresident principals, and provide that any agreements which waive any of the requirements of this Chapter are void.
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04/14/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-1830
04/14/87House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1831
02/10/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1025
02/18/88House Amended HJ-1267
02/18/88House Read second time HJ-1268
02/23/88House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1353
02/24/88Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-20
02/24/88Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-21
04/06/88Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-130
04/07/88Senate Amended SJ-42
04/07/88Senate Read second time SJ-43
04/07/88Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-43
04/14/88Senate Amended SJ-193
04/14/88Senate Read third time SJ-194
04/14/88Senate Returned SJ-194
04/20/88House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3119
04/26/88 Ratified R 546
05/02/88 Signed By Governor
05/02/88 Effective date 05/02/88
05/02/88 Act No. 489
05/18/88 Copies available

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