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3356Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010125Primary Sponsor: J. BrownAll Sponsors: J. Brown, Allen, Breeland, R. Brown, Mack, Moody-Lawrence and F.N. SmithDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11166ac01.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Com 20 HANRSubject: Tobacco products, businesses selling to keep behind counter and concealed so out of view; AgricultureHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20010125 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-17-507 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO SELLS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO KEEP THESE PRODUCTS BEHIND A COUNTER AND CONCEALED SO AS TO BE OUT OF VIEW FROM A CUSTOMER OR PATRON.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 16-17-507. A person who sells tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, and cigarette papers must keep these tobacco products behind a counter so as to be out of reach from a customer or patron."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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