Current Status Bill Number:
116Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: RoseAll Sponsors: RoseDrafted Document Number: GJK\21082SD.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJDate of Last Amendment: 19950126Subject: Attorneys licensed in another state, pro bono services
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950201 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 19950131 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19950126 Amended, read second time Senate 19950125 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Senate 19941003 Prefiled, referred to Committee 11 SJView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
January 26, 1995
S. Printed 1/26/95--S.
Read the first time January 10, 1995.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-5-385 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN OTHER STATES OR JURISDICTIONS BUT NOT IN SOUTH CAROLINA MAY PROVIDE PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT CITIZENS OF THIS STATE IN THE MANNER PROVIDED BY RULE OF THE SUPREME COURT.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-5-385. Attorneys-at-law licensed to practice in other states or jurisdictions may provide pro bono legal services to indigent citizens of this State in the manner provided by rule of the Supreme Court."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.