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H 3094 General Bill, By J.L.M. Cromer and Whipper
    A Bill to amend Section 33-4-104, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the South Carolina Business Corporation Act of 1988 and the name change filing requirement when real property is owned by a corporation, so as to provide, among other things, for situations involving the ownership of personal property, for filings in the office of the Secretary of State, for the reason for the name change, that no corporation may change it's name more than once every six years and, that all prior names of the corporation must be indexed and recorded with the corporation's current name; and to amend Sections 39-13-10, 39-13-20, 39-13-30, and 39-13-40, relating to mercantile and industrial establishments (other than lawfully chartered corporations and individuals conducting their businesses under and in their own individual names), so as to, among other things, provide for filings in the office of the Secretary of State, as well as with the clerk of the court of the county in which the principal place of business of each affected mercantile or industrial establishment is located, require the filing of the name, as well as any change of name, of a mercantile or industrial establishment, require a sworn statement as to the reason for a name change, provide that no mercantile or industrial establishment may change the name of it's business more than once every six years, change the amount of the filing fee, and change the penalties.
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12/14/94House Prefiled
12/14/94House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-35
01/10/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-35

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