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January 27, 2009
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Read the first time January 27, 2009.
TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUME 21 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO THE EXTENT OF ITS CONTENTS, AS THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2009.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) Section 2-13-90 of the 1976 Code authorizes the Legislative Council and the Code Commissioner to contract to be prepared and published under their supervision and direction revised volumes of the Code of Laws when, in their judgment, the supplement of any volume becomes too bulky for convenient use.
(B) The Legislative Council and the Code Commissioner have determined that the cumulative supplements to Volumes 20A and 20B have become too bulky for convenient use.
(C) Section 2-13-90 of the 1976 Code also provides that the revised volumes must be submitted to the General Assembly for its consideration.
SECTION 2. (A) Revised Volume 21 containing Titles 60, 61, and 62, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, is substituted for original Volumes 20A which contained Titles 60 and 61 and 20B which contained Title 62.
(B) Revised Volume 21 is adopted as part of the Code of Laws and, to the extent of its contents, is the only general permanent statutory law of the State as of January 1, 2009.
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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