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2009-04-29-04

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE:  Amendment to the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure   


ORDER


By order dated January 29, 2009 (copy attached), this Court adopted an amendment to the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure and this amendment was submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to Article V, §4A, of the South Carolina Constitution.  Since ninety days have passed since submission without rejection by the General Assembly, this amendment is effective immediately.

 IT IS SO ORDERED.

s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/John H. Waller, Jr.                           J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                            J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

Columbia, South Carolina
April 29, 2009


The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE:  Amendment to the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure   


ORDER


Pursuant to Article V, § 4 of the South Carolina Constitution, Rule 43(k) of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure (SCRCP) is amended to read as shown in the attachment to this order.  This amendment shall be submitted to the General Assembly as provided by Art. V, § 4A of the South Carolina Constitution. 

IT IS SO ORDERED.

s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/John H. Waller, Jr.                           J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                            J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

Columbia, South Carolina
January 29, 2009


(k) Agreements of Counsel.  No agreement between counsel affecting the proceedings in an action shall be binding unless reduced to the form of a consent order or written stipulation signed by counsel and entered in the record, or unless made in open court and noted upon the record, or reduced to writing and signed by the parties and their counsel.  Settlement agreements shall be handled in accordance with Rule 41.1, SCRCP.