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Request for Written Comments

The South Carolina Bar has proposed amending Rule 45(b)(1) of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure to alter how witness fees and reimbursement for mileage are tendered to witnesses subpoenaed to testify at proceedings. The Court has elected to defer taking action on the proposed change pending receipt of written public comments. The language of the Bar's proposed amendment is attached

Persons or entities desiring to submit written comments regarding the proposal may do so by filing an original and seven (7) copies of their written comments with the Supreme Court. The written comments must be sent to the following address:

The Honorable Daniel E. Shearouse
Clerk of Court
Supreme Court of South Carolina
P.O. Box 11330
Columbia, South Carolina 29211

The Supreme Court must receive any written comments by August 20, 2014. Additionally, the Court requests that an electronic version of the comments in Microsoft Word or WordPerfect be e-mailed to by that same date.

Columbia, South Carolina
July 21, 2014