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S 0915 General Bill, By T.W. Mitchell and M.T. Rose
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 1-3-445 so as to provide that the Governor, as a result of a natural disaster in this State, and upon the consent of the Budget and Control Board, may set the maximum prices which may be charged in the affected areas of the State by a seller for critical items needed to preserve the peaceful tranquility of the State or to protect life or property; and to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 16-17-745 so as to provide that any person violating the provisions of Section 1-3-445 is guilty of the crime of price gouging and to provide penalties for violations.
10/23/89Senate Prefiled
10/23/89Senate Referred to Committee on Finance
01/09/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-59
01/09/90Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-59
01/24/90Senate Recalled from Committee on Finance SJ-11
01/24/90Senate Committed to Committee on Judiciary SJ-11

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