SC H3295 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-03 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Sections 63-15-225 And 63-15-235 So As To Create A Rebuttable Presumption That Joint Custody And Equally Shared Parenting Time Are In The Best Interest Of The Child, With Exceptions, At All Stages Of The Custody Determination Process; And To Amend Sections 63-15-220, 63-15-230, And 63-15-240, Relating To Parenting Plans, Final Custody Determinations, And Custody Orders Respectively, So As To Make Conforming Changes.

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Child custody



2020-03-03HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins
2020-02-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Stringer
2020-01-14HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones, McGinnis
2019-02-14HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Morgan
2019-01-31HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Trantham
2019-01-30HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Mace
2019-01-29HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Loftis, G.R.Smith
2019-01-15HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Burns
2019-01-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-08HouseIntroduced and read first time
2018-12-18HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
6315220(n/a)See Bill Text
6315225(n/a)See Bill Text
6315230(n/a)See Bill Text
6315235(n/a)See Bill Text
6315240(n/a)See Bill Text

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