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3756Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010320Primary Sponsor: WilkinsAll Sponsors: Wilkins and HarrisonDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\skb\18243som01.docResiding Body: SenateDate of Last Amendment: 20020606Subject: Premarital agreements, validity of; family court to hear cases and determine; Domestic Relations, Marriage, CourtsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20020606 Senate amendments amended, returned to Senate with amendment House 20020606 Debate adjourned House 20020605 Debate adjourned House 20020530 Debate adjourned Senate 20020523 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendment ------ 20020523 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020522 Ordered returned to third reading Calendar Senate 20020522 Reconsidered vote whereby the Bill was given a third reading Senate 20020522 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 20020521 Amended, read second time Senate 20020515 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 20010410 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee House 20010406 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010405 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 20010406 House 20010404 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20010320 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 4, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 15, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 21, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 23, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 23, 2002-A - Word format Revised on June 6, 2002 - Word format
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Amt. No. 1 (council\nbd\amend11850ac02)
June 6, 2002
S. Printed 5/23/02--S.
Read the first time April 10, 2001.
TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT FAMILY COURT HAS EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION TO HEAR AND DETERMINE MATTERS RELATING TO THE VALIDITY OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS AND THE EFFECT OF THESE AGREEMENTS ON ISSUES OTHERWISE WITHIN FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 20-7-420 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 104 of 1999, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered subsection to read:
"( ) To hear and determine matters relating to the validity of antenuptial agreements and the effect of antenuptial agreements on issues otherwise within this court's jurisdiction."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2002, and applies to actions filed in family court on or after that date.
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