Current Status Bill Number:
3878Ratification Number: 250Act Number: 236Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950328Primary Sponsor: WitherspoonAll Sponsors: WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: PFM\7339BDW.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960206Date of Last Amendment: 19960201Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19960305Subject: Fresh and frozen fish, selling of
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960313 Act No. A236 ------ 19960305 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19960227 Ratified R250 House 19960206 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 19960201 Amended, read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 19960123 Read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 19950518 Committee report: Favorable 07 SFGF Senate 19950501 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee House 19950427 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950426 Read second time House 19950419 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR House 19950328 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A236, R250, H3878)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1760, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WHITE PERCH, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ONLY FRESH FISH ON ICE WITH AN INVOICE NOT OVER TWO WEEKS OLD MAY BE SOLD, THE PROHIBITION ON THE SALE OF FROZEN FISH, AND THE DATES THE FISH MAY BE SOLD; AND TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN INVOICE, BILL OF SALE, AND AN INVOICE NUMBER BE PROVIDED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION AND DOCUMENTATION NOTICE ARE REQUIRED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Sale of white perch
SECTION 1. Section 50-13-1760 of the 1976 Code, as amended by Section 1263, Act 181 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 50-13-1760. (A) It is illegal to sell white perch (Marone Americana) caught in this State. Only those fish imported into the State from another state may be sold, and documentation which indicates the date of purchase and where the fish were purchased showing the origin and the number or poundage must accompany the transporting vehicle. This documentation must be retained at the market or place of retail sale.
(B) If a shipment of fish or portion of a shipment is sold to another dealer within a state, a copy of the original documentation must accompany the fish during the transportation and at the market place. In addition a new documentation notice must accompany the fish showing them as a portion of the fish bought under the original sale from out-of-state with the original documentation included.
(C) A person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 3/5/96.