SC S0762 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on April 22 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-04-22 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend Section 15-36-10 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Frivolous Lawsuits, To Provide That Sanctions Must Be Imposed Under Certain Conditions, To Provide That A Court Or Party Proposing A Sanction Must Expeditiously Notify The Court And All Parties Of The Conduct Constituting A Violation, To Provide That The Attorney, Party, Or Pro Se Litigant Who Allegedly Committed The Violation Has Fifteen Days To Respond To The Allegations, And To Include The Costs Of Depositions And Reasonable Fees For Testifying Expert Witnesses As Reasonable Costs,

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Frivolous lawsuits



2021-04-22SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-04-22SenateIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
153610(n/a)See Bill Text

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