South Carolina Legislature


Session 110 - (1993-1994)Printer Friendly
(pdf format)
S*0398 (Rat #0515, Act #0465 of 1994) General Bill, By Hayes
    A Bill to amend Section 27-37-160, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the execution of a writ of ejectment, so as to give the occupant twenty-four hours to vacate voluntarily, provide that if the occupant refuses to vacate within twenty-four hours and the premises appear to be occupied and the occupant does not respond, the constable or deputy sheriff shall leave a copy of the writ attached at the top of the door or in the most conspicuous place, to provide that twenty-four hours following the posting of the writ, if the occupants have not vacated the premises voluntarily, the deputy sheriff may enter the premises by force, using the least destructive means possible, in order to effectuate the writ.-amended title
View full text
02/09/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9
02/09/93Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-9
02/16/94Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-6
02/17/94Senate Amended SJ-40
02/17/94Senate Read second time SJ-41
03/08/94Senate Amended SJ-12
03/08/94Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-12
03/09/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-7
03/09/94House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-7
05/18/94House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-14
05/26/94House Read second time HJ-53
05/26/94House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-53
05/27/94House Read third time and enrolled HJ-4
06/02/94 Ratified R 515
07/14/94 Signed By Governor
08/02/94 Effective date 07/14/94
07/26/94 Act No. 465
07/26/94 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