/ SECTION 1. Chapter 23, Title 4 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 4-23-1100. For purposes of this article, 'joint county fire district' means a special purpose district created for the provision of fire protection consisting of areas in more than one county and created by act of the General Assembly before the effective date of this article.
Section 4-23-1105. A joint county fire district may issue general obligation bonds for any corporate purpose by utilizing the procedures set forth in Sections 6-11-820 through 6-11-1030, the provisions of Section 6-11-810(d) and (e) notwithstanding."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Amend title to read:
/ TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 11 TO CHAPTER 23, TITLE 4 SO AS TO ALLOW JOINT COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS TO UTILIZE THE PROCEDURES CONTAINED IN ARTICLE 5, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 6 TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.