Current Status Bill Number:
468Ratification Number: 241Act Number: 244Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950208Primary Sponsor: HayesAll Sponsors: HayesDrafted Document Number: Hayes\JUD6014.RWHDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960202Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960304Subject: Clerks of court, fees for judgment
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960318 Act No. A244 ------ 19960304 Signed by Governor ------ 19960227 Ratified R241 House 19960202 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19960201 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19960201 Read second time House 19960131 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 19950425 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 19950420 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19950419 Read second time Senate 19950418 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 19950208 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A244, R241, S468)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A SCHEDULE OF FEES AND COSTS TO BE COLLECTED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A FEE FOR FILING A JUDGMENT BY CONFESSION WITH A CLERK OF COURT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 15-35-370, RELATING TO JUDGMENT BY CONFESSION, SO AS TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR FILING A JUDGMENT BY CONFESSION AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE REFERENCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-21-310(11) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 497 of 1994, is further amended by adding:
"(d) for filing and enrolling a judgment by confession, five dollars;"
SECTION 2. Section 15-35-370 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 15-35-370. The statement may be filed with the clerk of court. The clerk shall enter a judgment endorsed upon the statement for the amount confessed and the fee provided by Section 8-21-310(11)(d), together with any necessary disbursements of the plaintiff. The statement and affidavit, with the judgment endorsed, shall thereupon become the judgment roll."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 4th day of March, 1996.