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S*199
Session 106 (1985-1986) 

S*0199(Rat #0183, Act #0120 of 1985)  General Bill, By P.B. McLeod
 A Bill to amend Section 21-5-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976,
 relating to abolition of tenancy by curtesy, so as to abolish dower and
 jointure; and to repeal ArticlesNext 3 through 11 of Chapter 5 of Title 21,
 relating to dower and jointure.

   02/05/85  Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-332
   02/05/85  Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-332
   02/27/85  Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-676
   02/28/85  Senate Read second time SJ-716
   03/05/85  Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-742
   03/06/85  House  Introduced and read first time HJ-1136
   03/06/85  House  Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and
                     Industry HJ-1136
   03/12/85  House  Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and
                     Industry HJ-1229
   03/12/85  House  Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-1229
   05/15/85  House  Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-3191
   05/22/85  House  Read second time HJ-3369
   05/23/85  House  Read third time and enrolled HJ-3463
   05/28/85         Ratified R 183
   05/31/85         Signed By Governor
   05/31/85         Effective date 05/31/85
   05/31/85         Act No. 120
   06/11/85         Copies available



(A120, R183, S199)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 21-5-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ABOLITION OF TENANCY BY CURTESY, SO AS TO ABOLISH DOWER AND JOINTURE; AND TO REPEAL PreviousARTICLESNext 3 THROUGH 11 OF CHAPTER 5 OF TITLE 21, RELATING TO DOWER AND JOINTURE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Tenancy by curtesy, dower and jointure abolished

SECTION 1. Section 21-5-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 21-5-10. Tenancy by curtesy, dower, and jointure are abolished in this State."

Repeal

SECTION 2. PreviousArticles 3 through 11 of Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the 1976 Code are repealed.

Time effective

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.




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