SC H4560 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2024 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-09 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 56-9-495 So As To Provide That A Court May Order Payment For Damages Involving An Underinsured Motor Vehicle To Be Garnished From The Debtor's Wages, And To Provide That The Department Of Motor Vehicles Garnish The Wages In Accordance With The Terms Of The Judgment Utilizing The Process Established In Chapter 56, Title 12 Of The S.c. Code; And By Amending Section 12-56-20, Relating To Definitions, So As To Add The Department Of Motor Vehicles To The Definition Of "claimant Agency" For The Purpose Of Carrying Out Its Duties Pursuant To Section 56-9-495.

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Garnishment for Underinsured Motorist Damages



2024-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2024-01-09HouseIntroduced and read first time
2023-11-16HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
125620(n/a)See Bill Text
569495(n/a)See Bill Text

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