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The Senate assembled at 11:00 A.M., the hour to which it stood adjourned and was called to order by the ACTING PRESIDENT, Senator SETZLER.
The following Bills were read the third time and having received three readings in both Houses, it was ordered that the titles be changed to that of Acts and enrolled for Ratification:
H. 4587 -- Reps. Jennings, J. Harris and Kinon: A BILL TO CREATE THE MARLBORO COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD, PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND TERMS OF THE MEMBERS, POWERS, AND MEETINGS OF THE BOARD; AND REPEAL ACT 280 OF 1957 RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE MARLBORO COUNTY INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD.
(By prior motion of Senator SALEEBY, with unanimous consent)
H. 4609 -- Reps. Koon, Knotts, Gamble, Riser and Wright: A BILL TO AMEND ACT 218 OF 1993, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN LEXINGTON COUNTY IN NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DATES WHEN NOTICES OF CANDIDACY MAY BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION, AND TO AMEND ACT 176 OF 1995, RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FILING PERIOD FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO FILE WRITTEN NOTICES OF CANDIDACY SHALL BE AS PROVIDED IN ACT 218 OF 1993.
(By prior motion of Senator LANDER, with unanimous consent)
H. 4478 -- Reps. Boan, Baxley, Fleming, Askins, Kennedy, J. Hines, Martin, Cooper, Law, Robinson, Limbaugh, Rhoad, Cato, Witherspoon, Jennings, Wilkins and T. Brown: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-21-785, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION TO ALTER THE RETURN AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-620, RELATING TO THE SPECIFIC TAX RATES ON VARIOUS TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO DELETE THE SEPARATE DEFINITION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND IMPOSE A TAX EQUAL TO FIVE PERCENT OF THE MANUFACTURER'S PRICE ON ALL TOBACCO PRODUCTS EXCEPT CIGARETTES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-735, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT METHOD OF THE CIGARETTE TAX, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE A THREE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THE TAX FOR TIMELY FILED RETURNS AND PAYMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-780, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RETURNS AND PAYMENTS OF THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX, SO AS TO INCREASE THE DISCOUNT FOR TIMELY FILED RETURNS AND PAYMENTS FOR THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX FROM TWO TO THREE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-800, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, SO AS TO CONFORM IT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.
(By prior motion of Senator LEATHERMAN, with unanimous consent)
The following Joint Resolution was read the third time and ordered sent to the House of Representatives:
S. 1163 -- Senators Drummond, J. Verne Smith, Courson, Patterson, Mescher and Giese: A JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSION FOR MINORITY AFFAIRS TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SOURCES FOR RESEARCH, FORUMS, TRAINING SESSIONS, AND INSTITUTES AND TO ALLOW THESE FUNDS TO BE RETAINED BY THE COMMISSION AND CARRIED FORWARD INTO FISCAL YEAR 1996-97 AND EXPENDED FOR THE SAME PURPOSES.
(By prior motion of Senator COURSON, with unanimous consent)
At 11:37 A.M., on motion of Senator WILSON, the Senate adjourned to meet next Tuesday, February 27, 1996, at 12:00 Noon.
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