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A35, R43, H3204
Sponsors: Rep. Erickson
Document Path: LC-0022VR23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Introduced in the Senate on March 8, 2023
Currently residing in the House
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 93)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 93)|
|3/1/2023||House||Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 37)|
|3/7/2023||House||Read second time (House Journal-page 33)|
|3/7/2023||House||Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 34)|
|3/8/2023||House||Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 17)|
|3/8/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)|
|3/8/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 11)|
|5/4/2023||Senate||Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 15)|
|5/9/2023||Senate||Read second time (Senate Journal-page 86)|
|5/9/2023||Senate||Roll call Ayes-44 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 86)|
|5/10/2023||Senate||Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 25)|
|5/11/2023||Ratified R 43|
|5/16/2023||Signed By Governor|
|5/25/2023||Effective date 05/16/23|
|5/25/2023||Act No. 35|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A35, R43, H3204)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 40-55-420, RELATING TO PSYPACT DISPUTE RESOLUTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF GEORGIA TO RESOLVE DISPUTES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 40-55-420 (B)(6) and (D)(2) of the S.C. Code is amended to read:
(6) The defaulting state may appeal the action of the commission by petitioning the U.S. District Court for the State of Georgia or the federal district where the compact has its principal offices. The prevailing member shall be awarded all costs of such litigation, including reasonable attorney's fees.
(2) By majority vote, the commission may initiate legal action in the United States District Court for the State of Georgia or the federal district where the compact has its principal offices against a compact state in default to enforce compliance with the provisions of the compact and its promulgated rules and bylaws. The relief sought may include both injunctive relief and damages. In the event judicial enforcement is necessary, the prevailing member shall be awarded all costs of such litigation, including reasonable attorney's fees.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 11th day of May, 2023.
Approved the 16th day of May, 2023.
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