View Amendment Current Amendment: 26 to Bill 5183

Reps. KING and MCDANIEL propose the following Amendment No. to H. 5183 (COUNCIL\SA\5183C093.JN.SA22):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, Section 59-29-620(D), by adding an appropriately numbered item to read:

/( ) the historical fact that in 1793 the invention of the cotton gin made the growing of cotton profitable in noncoastal areas where only cotton with a lot of seeds in the bolls will grow. This greatly increased the need for labor and once again increased the number of enslaved Africans brought to the state. /