Current Status Bill Number:
4101Ratification Number: 482Act Number: 394Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950412Primary Sponsor: WitherspoonAll Sponsors: Witherspoon and RiserDrafted Document Number: 7393bdw.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960528Date of Last Amendment: 19960222Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960604Subject: Tobacco production research
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960613 Act No. A394 ------ 19960604 Signed by Governor ------ 19960530 Ratified R482 Senate 19960528 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19960523 Read second time Senate 19960522 Polled out of Committee: 01 SANR Without report Senate 19960227 Introduced, read first time, 01 SANR referred to Committee House 19960223 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19960222 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19960222 Amended, read second time House 19960221 Committee report: Favorable with 20 HANR amendment House 19950412 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A394, R482, H4101)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 46-17-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS UNDER THE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES MARKETING ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION EXEMPTING TOBACCO FROM THE DEFINITION OF AN "AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Exemption of tobacco deleted
SECTION 1. Section 46-17-40(e) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 120 of 1989, is further amended to read:
"(e) `Agricultural commodity' means a distinctive type of agricultural, horticultural, viticultural, floricultural, aquacultural, vegetable, or animal product, either in its natural or processed state. The commission may determine on the basis of common usage and practice what kinds, types, subtypes, or classes may be included together as an agricultural commodity for the purpose of this chapter."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 4th day of June, 1996.