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The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Re: Rule Amendments

Appellate Case Nos. 2019-001492 and 2019-001828


On January 30, 2020, the following orders were submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to Article V, ยง 4A of the South Carolina Constitution:

(1) An order amending Rule 45 of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.

(2) An order amending Rule 221 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules.

Since ninety days have passed since submission without rejection by the General Assembly, the amendments contained in the above orders are effective immediately.

s/Donald W. Beatty                        C.J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                J.

s/John Cannon Few                           J.

s/George C. James, Jr.                      J.

Columbia, South Carolina
April 29, 2020