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H*4836 (Rat #0612, Act #0513 of 1994) General Bill, By J.T. McElveen, Boan, Cobb-Hunter, J.L.M. Cromer, Govan, J.H. Hodges, Hutson, Inabinett, J.G. Mattos, J.H. Neal, J.S. Shissias, D.C. Waldrop, C.C. Wells and S.S. Wofford
    A Bill to enact the Omnibus Child Support Enforcement Act of 1994 by amending the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976; to amend Section 20-7-955, relating to settlements and voluntary agreements in paternity and child support cases so as to require the court to approve these agreements upon a finding of fairness and to require that a summons and complaint be filed with these agreements, and to revise the requirements for a settlement affidavit when the child is the recipient of public assistance; to amend Section 20-7-956, relating to admissible evidence at a paternity hearing, so as to include voluntary acknowledgments of paternity, foreign paternity determinations, paternity indicated on birth certificates and to create certain presumptions and rebuttable presumptions with regard to this evidence; to Section 43-5-220, as amended, relating to obtaining support payments from absent parents, so as to provide that past due support owed that is subject to collection and setoff by the Department of Revenue and Taxation includes health care expenses; to add Section 44-7-77 so as to require the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Department of Social Services to develop a program promoting obtaining in-hospital paternity acknowledgments; and to add Section 44-63-75, so as to require social security numbers on birth certificate forms.-amended title
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03/01/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-13
03/01/94House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-15
03/30/94House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-25
04/12/94House Debate interrupted HJ-351
04/13/94House Amended HJ-28
04/13/94House Read second time HJ-29
04/14/94House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-24
04/19/94Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
04/19/94Senate Referred to Committee on General SJ-8
05/25/94Senate Committee report: without recommendation General SJ-11
05/31/94Senate Read second time SJ-32
05/31/94Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-32
06/01/94Senate Amended SJ-115
06/01/94Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-115
06/02/94House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-11
06/02/94 Ratified R 612
08/31/94 Signed By Governor
08/31/94 Effective date 07/01/94
09/13/94 Act No. 513
09/13/94 Copies available

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