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H 4545 - Increases the civil jurisdiction in magistrates court

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Thomas Pope (R)
Last Action: 1/13/2016 - House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the civil jurisdiction in magistrates court from $7,500 to $25,000.

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H 4545 General Bill, By Pope, McCoy, Simrill, Bales, Yow, Chumley, Burns, Clyburn, Hosey and Felder
Summary: Civil jurisdiction of magistrate courts
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CIVIL JURISDICTION OF THE MAGISTRATES COURT, SO AS TO INCREASE THE CIVIL JURISDICTION FROM SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
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12/10/15House Prefiled
12/10/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 100)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 100)
01/13/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder



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