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H*4267 (Rat #0568, Act #0475 of 1990) General Bill, By Wilkins
    A Bill to amend Section 20-7-1825, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the adoption of adult persons, so as to provide that the petition for adoption must be filed with the Family Court, rather than the Court of Common Pleas or "court having concurrent jurisdiction"; and to amend Section 20-7-420, as amended, relating to the jurisdiction of the Family Court in domestic matters, so as to grant the court exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine actions for, and related to, the adoption of adults.
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01/09/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-58
01/09/90House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-58
02/21/90House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-7
02/28/90House Read second time HJ-36
03/01/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-9
03/06/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
03/06/90Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-5
04/24/90Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-13
04/25/90Senate Read second time SJ-66
05/01/90Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-12
05/08/90 Ratified R 568
05/14/90 Signed By Governor
05/14/90 Effective date 05/14/90
05/14/90 Act No. 475
06/12/90 Copies available

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