2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 63 - South Carolina Children's Code
CHAPTER 15 - CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION

ARTICLE 1 General Provisions

DERIVATION TABLE
Showing the sections in former Chapter 7, Title 20 from which the sections in this article were derived.
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Section 63-15-10 20-7-1525 63-15-20 20-7-1520 63-15-30 20-7-1515 63-15-40 20-7-1530 63-15-50 20-7-1535 63-15-60 20-7-1540

ARTICLE 2 Court-Ordered Child Custody

Editor's Note
2012 Act No. 259, Section 2, provides as follows:
"(A) The South Carolina Family Court Study Committee is created to study the feasibility of tracking the outcome of contested temporary and final custody proceedings in the family court.
"(B) The study committee shall be composed of the following members:
"(1) one member of the judiciary appointed by the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court;
"(2) the Director of Court Administration, or his designee;
"(3) the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or his designee;
"(4) the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, or his designee;
"(5) the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, or his designee;
"(6) the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, or his designee; and
"(7) the South Carolina Crime Victim Ombudsman, or his designee.
"(C) The members of the study committee shall serve without compensation and may not receive mileage or per diem.
"(D) Staff of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall serve as staff to the study committee, as needed.
"(E) The study committee shall issue its findings concerning the feasibility of tracking the outcome of temporary and final contested custody proceedings in the family court by January 31, 2013."

ARTICLE 3 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

ARTICLE 4 South Carolina Blind Person's Right to Parent Act

ARTICLE 5 Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act

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