SC S0075 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 15-3-555 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Statute Of Limitations For An Action To Recover Damages For An Injury Arising Out Of An Act Of Sexual Abuse Or Incest, To Raise The Age Limitation And Increase The Time Period During Which A Person May Commence An Action, To Provide That This Statute Of Limitations Shall Control If There Is A Conflict, And To Provide That An Action That Would Otherwise Be Time-barred May Be Commenced Within One Year Of The Effective Date Of This Act; And To Amend Section 15-78-110 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Statute Of Limitations For The South Carolina Tort Claims Act, To Provide An Exception To The Two-year Statute Of Limitations For Actions Relating To Tort Claims Against The State Or A Political Subdivision Of The State.

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Sexual abuse or incest



2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
153555(n/a)See Bill Text
1578110(n/a)See Bill Text

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