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H*4502 (Rat #0388, Act #0327 of 1996) General Bill, By Simrill, B.D. Cain, Cato, H.M. Hallman, Haskins, R.J. Herdklotz, Meacham, Sandifer, R. Smith and Trotter
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    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 20-1-15 so as to provide that marriages between persons of the same sex are void ab initio and against the public policy of this State; and to amend Section 20-1-10, relating to whom may contract matrimony, so as to prohibit same sex marriages.-amended title
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01/25/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-35
01/25/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-35
04/10/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-5
04/17/96House Objection by Rep. Scott, Cobb-Hunter, L. Whipper, Howard, Cave, Lloyd, White, Breeland, Inabinett, Klauber, Harrison, Lanford, Wells, Limbaugh & Sharpe HJ-23
04/17/96House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Howard & Breeland HJ-56
04/24/96House Amended HJ-480
04/24/96House Read second time HJ-482
04/24/96House Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-0 HJ-482
04/25/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-90
04/29/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13
04/29/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-13
05/01/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-6
05/02/96Senate Amended SJ-36
05/02/96Senate Read second time SJ-36
05/02/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-37
05/03/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-50
05/08/96House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments HJ-38
05/08/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-47
05/14/96 Ratified R 388
05/20/96 Signed By Governor
05/20/96 Effective date 05/20/96
05/31/96 Copies available
05/31/96 Act No. 327

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