South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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S. 105

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
Document Path: l:\council\bills\agm\19827cz21.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2021
Currently residing in the Senate

Summary: Lien enforcement before magistrate court

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   12/9/2020  Senate  Prefiled
   12/9/2020  Senate  Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance
   1/12/2021  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 174)
   1/12/2021  Senate  Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance 
                        (Senate Journal-page 174)
   2/25/2021  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance 
                        (Senate Journal-page 9)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/9/2020
2/25/2021

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COMMITTEE REPORT

February 25, 2021

S. 105

Introduced by Senator Campsen

S. Printed 2/25/21--S.

Read the first time January 12, 2021.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND INSURANCE

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 105) to amend Section 29-5-130, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the enforcement of certain liens before a magistrates court, so as to, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

RONNIE W. CROMER for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN LIENS BEFORE A MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF A LIEN THAT MAY BE ENFORCED BY A PETITION TO A MAGISTRATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 29-5-130 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 29-5-130.    When the amount of the claim does not exceed one hundred dollars the claim limitations for actions where a magistrate has concurrent civil jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of Section 22-3-10, the lien may be enforced by a petition to a magistrate. And such magistrate shall have like power and authority within his jurisdiction as herein conferred upon the court of common pleas, with like rights of appeal to the parties as exist in other civil cases."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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