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H*3909 (Rat #0380, Act #0320 of 1996) General Bill, By D.A. Wright, Askins, Bailey, Gamble, Harvin, R.J. Herdklotz, Kirsh, Knotts, McCraw, Riser, Robinson, Simrill, Spearman and Wilder
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    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 42-1-660 so as to provide that no architect, engineer, land surveyor, landscape architect, or their employees or a corporation, partnership, or firm offering architectural services, engineering services, land surveyor services, or landscape architectural services who is retained to perform professional services on a construction project is liable in any action brought pursuant to Section 42-1-560 for injury resulting from the employer's failure to comply with safety standards on a construction project for which compensation is recoverable under the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Law, to provide an exception, and to provide that the immunity provided herein does not apply to the negligent preparation of design plans or specifications.-amended title
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03/30/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-6
03/30/95House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-6
05/18/95House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-32
05/24/95House Objection by Rep. Baxley, Delleney, Clyburn, Lloyd, Wright, Knotts, Cato, Askins, Spearman, Huff, Cobb-Hunter, Kelley, Keegan & Meacham HJ-11
01/11/96House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, January 16, 1996 HJ-35
01/18/96House Read second time HJ-22
01/18/96House Roll call Yeas-93 Nays-10 HJ-24
01/23/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-9
01/24/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
01/24/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11
05/01/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-6
05/02/96Senate Amended SJ-34
05/02/96Senate Read second time SJ-34
05/02/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-36
05/03/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-49
05/08/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-37
05/14/96 Ratified R 380
05/20/96 Signed By Governor
05/31/96 Effective date 05/20/96
05/31/96 Copies available
05/31/96 Act No. 320

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