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S*0706 (Rat #0521, Act #0501 of 1994) General Bill, By Leventis
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976 by adding Section 39-9-62 so as to provide requirements for packaging and labeling of commodities, Section 39-9-64 so as to provide requirements for the method of sale of commodities, Section 39-9-65 so as to provide requirements for the registration of servicepersons and service agencies for commercial weighing and measuring devices, Section 39-9-66 so as to provide requirements for type evaluation, Section 39-9-68 so as to provide requirements for the Department of Agriculture Consumer Services Division to administer the weights and measures law, Section 39-9-203 so as to provide related civil penalties, Section 39-9-206, so as to provide for an administrative hearing before assessment of a civil penalty, and Section 39-9-208 so as to provide related criminal penalties; to amend Chapter 9, Title 39, relating to weights and measures for commodities, so as to revise definitions and references to conform to federal law, provide related powers and duties for the Commissioner of Agriculture, revise requirements for local weights and measures officials, for quantity, for measures by which commodities are sold, for bulk deliveries, and for one of a lot packages containing random weights of the same commodity, provide for package information requirements to apply to random and standard packages, revise penalties, and authorize applications for restraining orders.-amended title
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04/15/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
04/15/93Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-12
01/26/94Senate Committee report: Favorable Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-6
01/27/94Senate Read second time SJ-15
02/01/94Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-15
02/02/94House Introduced and read first time HJ-17
02/02/94House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-17
05/04/94House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-9
05/24/94House Amended HJ-25
05/24/94House Read second time HJ-25
05/25/94House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-13
05/26/94Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-35
06/02/94 Ratified R 521
08/25/94 Signed By Governor
08/25/94 Effective date 08/25/94
09/12/94 Act No. 501
09/12/94 Copies available

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