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H*4789 (Rat #0527, Act #0452 of 1996) General Bill, By Harrison
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 20-7-949 so as to require an applicant for a business, occupational, professional, hunting, fishing, or driver's license or watercraft registration or for renewal of a license or registration to submit the applicant's Social Security number to the licensing entity; to amend Subarticle 5, Article 9, Chapter 7, Title 20, as amended, relating to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, so as to define "tribunal" as not only the family courts of this State but also the support enforcement agency which has concurrent jurisdiction regarding child support cases under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and to change references from "family court" to "tribunal"; to amend Sections 20-7-9505, 20-7-9510, 20-7-9515, 20-7-9520, 20-7-9525, 20-7-9530, 20-7-9540, 20-7-2945, and 20-7-9560, all relating to the administrative process for establishing and enforcing paternity and child support, so as to clarify that the "Director" of the Child Enforcement Division includes the Director's designees, to clarify the name of the administering agency, to revise and delete obsolete terms, to clarify in which county various documents must be filed, and to revise procedural time frames; to amend Section 43-5-585, relating to the reporting of child support arrearages to consumer reporting agencies, so as to provide that information must be provided on persons who are in arrears in an amount equal to two months' support obligation rather than on persons who have not made a payment for two consecutive months; to amend Section 43-5-1125, relating to sanctions for failing to comply with welfare agreements, so as to clarify that an AFDC recipient who meets certain criteria is not required to comply with employment and training provisions in the agreement; to amend Section 43-5-1155, relating to entrepreneurial development, so as to expand the Department's authority and a client's opportunities under this program; to amend Section 43-5-1170, relating to time limitations placed on receiving welfare, so as to provide that an exemption applies to a person who is permanently and totally disabled rather than to one who is totally or permanently disabled; and to amend Section 43-5-1240, relating to transitional Medicaid and child care, so as to provide two years rather than one year of transitional child care and Medicaid to a person who lost eligibility due to becoming employed or who becomes employed after exceeding the twenty-four month time limit and to provide further conditions to receiving these benefits.-amended title
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03/20/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-53
03/20/96House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-55
04/11/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-3
04/17/96House Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 18, 1996 HJ-40
04/18/96House Amended HJ-26
04/18/96House Read second time HJ-26
04/18/96House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-26
04/19/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
04/23/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-25
04/23/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-25
05/23/96Senate Polled favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-16
05/23/96Senate Amended SJ-18
05/23/96Senate Read second time SJ-18
05/23/96Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-19
05/24/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-2
05/30/96House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-67
05/30/96House Reconsidered HJ-161
05/30/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-161
06/13/96 Ratified R 527
06/20/96 Became law without Governor's signature
06/20/96 Effective date 07/01/96
07/09/96 Copies available
07/09/96 Act No. 452

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