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A256, R325, H4239
Sponsors: Reps. Miller, Wylie, J.E. Smith and Anderson
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on January 21, 2010
Passed by the General Assembly on June 2, 2010
Governor's Action: June 11, 2010, Signed
Summary: Power of attorney
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2009 House Prefiled 12/15/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/12/2010 House Introduced and read first time HJ-41 1/12/2010 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-41 1/13/2010 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.E.Smith, Anderson 1/14/2010 House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-542 1/19/2010 House Read second time HJ-17 1/19/2010 House Roll call Yeas-111 Nays-0 HJ-18 1/20/2010 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-13 1/21/2010 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-12 1/21/2010 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-12 2/1/2010 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Campsen (ch), Cleary, Scott 5/5/2010 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-16 5/26/2010 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-56 5/26/2010 Senate Read second time SJ-56 5/27/2010 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-28 6/2/2010 House Debate adjourned on amendments HJ-57 6/2/2010 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-77 6/7/2010 Ratified R 325 6/11/2010 Signed By Governor 7/1/2010 Effective date 06/11/10 7/8/2010 Act No. 256
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(A256, R325, H4239)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 8-21-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE OF FEES AND COSTS COLLECTED BY COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT AND REGISTERS OF DEEDS, SO AS TO WAIVE THE RECORDING FEE OTHERWISE REQUIRED FOR A POWER OF ATTORNEY FILED BY A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES PREPARATORY TO DEPLOYMENT TO A COMBAT ZONE UPON PRESENTATION OF COPIES OF THE DEPLOYMENT ORDER, TO WAIVE THE RECORDING FEE FOR A REVOCATION OF A POWER OF ATTORNEY FILED BY OR ON BEHALF OF A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES AND TO PROVIDE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE REVOCATION FEE IS WAIVED, AND TO DEFINE "COMBAT ZONE".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Recording and revocation filing fee for power of attorney waived, eligibility
SECTION 1. Section 8-21-310(10) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 329 of 2002, is further amended to read:
"(10) for filing power of attorney, trustee qualification, or other appointment, fifteen dollars, and an additional one dollar a page for a document containing more than four pages. However, upon presentation of a copy of deployment orders to a combat zone by or on behalf of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, the filing fee for a power of attorney for the person deployed is waived. In addition, the filing fee for a revocation of power of attorney filed by or on behalf of a member of the armed forces of the United States is waived if the revocation is filed: (i) within three years from the date of filing the power of attorney; and (ii) a copy of the deployment orders to a combat zone is presented. For purposes of this item, 'combat zone' has the meaning provided in Internal Revenue Service Publication 3 and includes service in a qualified hazardous duty area;"
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 7th day of June, 2010.
Approved the 11th day of June, 2010.
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