Current Status Bill Number:
1334Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution JRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960404Primary Sponsor: FairAll Sponsors: Fair, J. Verne Smith and ThomasDrafted Document Number: pt\2390dw.96Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Coin-operated devices, payoffs; referendum provisions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960418 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Senate 19960418 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960417 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, 19960418 Senate 19960417 Recalled from Committee 11 SJ Senate 19960404 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 17, 1996
S. Printed 4/17/96--S.
Read the first time April 4, 1996.
AUTHORIZING A REFERENDUM TO BE HELD AT THE TIME OF THE 1996 GENERAL ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF PROHIBITING PAYOFFS ON THE OPERATION OF COIN-OPERATED VIDEO GAME MACHINES WITH A FREE PLAY FEATURE IN ANY COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED TWENTY THOUSAND AS OF THE 1990 UNITED STATES CENSUS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The prohibition contained in Section 12-21-2808 of the 1976 Code on referendums held before the time of the 1998 general election on the question of allowing payoffs on the operation of video game machines with a free play feature does not apply in any county with a population of more than three hundred twenty thousand as of the 1990 United States Census. In such a county, the referendum authorized pursuant to Section 12-21-2808(2) of the 1976 Code may be held at the time of the 1996 general election if the question is placed on the ballot in the manner provided by law.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.