Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4265Primary Sponsor: KempeCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Municipal court, appeals timeResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: 436/11954.DWIntroduced Date: Jan 23, 1992Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Apr 06, 1992Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Kempe Beatty ClyborneType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 4265 Senate Apr 06, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 4265 House Apr 02, 1992 Read third time, sent to Senate 4265 House Apr 01, 1992 Read second time 4265 House Mar 25, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 25 4265 House Jan 23, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
March 25, 1992
Introduced by REPS. Kempe, Beatty and Clyborne
S. Printed 3/25/92--H.
Read the first time January 23, 1992.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4265), to amend Section 18-7-20, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the time and manner an appeal must be taken from a magistrate, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DAVID H. WILKINS, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 18-7-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE TIME AND MANNER AN APPEAL MUST BE TAKEN FROM A MAGISTRATE OR MUNICIPAL COURT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE RECORDER OR JUDGE OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 18-7-20 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 20 of 1989, is further amended to read:
"Section 18-7-20. The appellant, within thirty days after written notice of judgement has been given him or his attorney by the magistrate, recorder, or judge of the municipal court, except when the judgment is announced at the trial in the presence of the appellant or his attorney then no written notice is necessary, shall serve a notice of appeal, stating the grounds upon which the appeal is founded. If the judgment is rendered upon process not personally served and the defendant did not appear, he has thirty days after personal notice of the judgment to serve the notice of appeal provided for in this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.