Acts
1996 Session

Listed below are Act Nos. 371-420 of the South Carolina General Assembly assigned act numbers during the 1996 legislative session.

Following each act number are the ratification number (preceded by an R), the bill number (preceded by an H for House or an S for Senate) and a brief description of the act.

The number of each act is linked to the legislative information for that act. The legislative information includes a link to the full text of the act.

Act No. 371 (R411, S1176)
-- Credit Union Act of 1996. Effective May 29, 1996. Any credit union incorporated or formed before the effective date of this act, as provided by law, shall be considered as a valid and lawfully organized credit union but hereafter must comply with the provisions of Chapter 26 of Title 34 as added herein.
Act No. 372 (R412, S1197)
-- Uniform system of licensing for fisheries and wildlife. Effective July 1, 1996
Act No. 373 (R413, S1198)
-- County code enforcement officers. Effective May 29, 1996
Act No. 374 (R414, S1306)
-- Natural Resources enforcement officers, arrest and bail. Effective May 29, 1996
Act No. 375 (R415, S1315)
-- State boundaries, Lower Savannah River region. Effective May 29, 1996
Act No. 376 (R416, S1327)
-- Magistrates, Governor not to reappoint when unqualified. Effective May 29, 1996
Act No. 377 (R417, S1358)
-- Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, State Treasurer. Effective July 1, 1996
Act No. 378 (R435, H4865)
-- Essential property insurance, underwriting of and rates. Effective May 29, 1996
Act No. 379 (R436, H4910)
-- Oconee County, voting precincts. Effective January 1, 1997
Act No. 380 (R466, H3141)
-- Special purpose, public service districts. Effective June 6, 1996
Act No. 381 (R468, H3269)
-- Continuing care retirement community. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 382 (R469, H3447)
-- Dangerous animals. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 383 (R470, H3566)
-- Juvenile Justice Code. Effective July 1, 1996, and the provisions of Section 20-7-7810(E) and (F), as amended by Section 1 of this act apply to crimes committed on or after January 1, 1996.
Act No. 384 (R471, H3624)
-- Environmental Self Audits. Effective June 4, 1996. See Act for explanation.
Act No. 385 (R472, H3663)
-- Antique license plate. Effective June 6, 1996
Act No. 386 (R473, H3740)
-- Migrant Farm Workers Commission. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 387 (R474, H3785)
-- Massage Practice Act. Effective June 4, 1997
Act No. 388 (R475, H3879)
-- Natural Resources Enforcement Division, deputy officers. Effective July 1, 1996
Act No. 389 (R476, H3905)
-- Student enrollment from another district. Effective June 6, 1996
Act No. 390 (R477, H3915)
-- Higher Education Commission. Effective June 5, 1996
Act No. 391 (R478, H3961)
-- Judicial Merit Selection Commission. Effective July 1, 1997. See Act for exceptions and explanation.
Act No. 392 (R480, H3987)
-- Farm truck licenses, fees. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 393 (R481, H3992)
-- Child abuse, neglect cases. Effective June 5, 1996
Act No. 394 (R482, H4101)
-- Tobacco production research. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 395 (R483, H4501)
-- Delinquent debt to hospitals. Effective June 4, 1996, and applies with respect to applicable offsets on and after that date regardless of the taxable year for which the refund is issued.
Act No. 396 (R484, H4522)
-- Domestic abuse, orders for protection. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 397 (R485, H4544)
-- Insurance records, reproduction of. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 398 (R486, H4589)
-- Driver involved in accident, death or personal injury. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 399 (R487, H4637)
-- Higher Education Commission and institutions. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 400 (R488, H4663)
-- Bail, discretionary for certain offenders. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 401 (R489, H4699)
-- Homestead exemption, rollback millage defined. Effective June 6, 1996, and is effective for property tax years beginning after 1995.
Act No. 402 (R491, H4727)
-- Bass, taking of in certain rivers. Effective June 6, 1996
Act No. 403 (R492, H4774)
-- Homeowner's Association, property tax assessments. Effective June 4, 1996, and applies to property tax years beginning after 1995.
Act No. 404 (R494, H4818)
-- Juvenile detention facility, secure; taking into custody. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 405 (R422, H4409)
-- Severance of joint tenancy upon death of joint tenant. Effective May 29, 1996, and applies to joint tenancies created either prior to or after the effective date of the act.
Act No. 406 (R439, S62)
-- Prisoner, escaped; may not serve time in minimum security. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 407 (R440, S507)
-- Private detective business. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 408 (R441, S583)
-- Voter registration age qualifications. Effective June 4, 1996. This act takes effect on the ratification of the amendment to Section 4, Article II of the Constitution of this State to change the age qualification to vote.
Act No. 409 (R442, S846)
-- Olympic License Plates. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 410 (R444, S913)
-- Internal Revenue Code of 1986, adopt provisions. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 411 (R445, S921)
-- Regulations, legislative review of, procedures. Effective June 4, 1996. See Act for exceptions or explanation.
Act No. 412 (R446, S929)
-- Annexation of freeholder's property by municipality. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 413 (R449, S949)
-- Education entrance examination fee. Effective June 6, 1996, except that the provisions of Section 2 hereof expire on December 1, 1996.
Act No. 414 (R450, S1049)
-- Public Safety Coordinating Council. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 415 (R452, S1084)
-- Alcoholic Beverage Control Act. Effective January 1, 1997
Act No. 416 (R453, S1102)
-- Absentee ballot applicants, requirements. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 417 (R454, S1114)
-- Georgetown County, Register of Mense Conveyances. Effective June 6, 1996, however, the term of office of the Register of Mesne Conveyances for Georgetown County shall begin July 1, 1996.
Act No. 418 (R455, S1123)
-- Rifles and shotguns, purchase in state. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 419 (R467, H3182)
-- Autopsy, body parts. Effective June 4, 1996
Act No. 420 (R505, H3116)
-- Surfboard, kneeboards. Effective June 18, 1996




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