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A270, R290, H4585
Sponsors: Reps. Simrill, Bowers, Kennedy, Duncan, Bannister, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Ott and Scarborough
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Introduced in the House on February 2, 2006
Introduced in the Senate on February 14, 2006
Last Amended on March 29, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on April 6, 2006
Governor's Action: May 1, 2006, Signed
Summary: Boiled peanuts
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/2/2006 House Introduced and read first time HJ-3 2/2/2006 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-3 2/8/2006 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-2 2/9/2006 House Read second time HJ-12 2/9/2006 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-13 2/10/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1 2/14/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7 2/14/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on General SJ-7 3/23/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable General SJ-7 3/29/2006 Senate Amended SJ-21 3/29/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-21 3/30/2006 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-7 3/30/2006 Scrivener's error corrected 4/5/2006 House Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 6, 2006 HJ-28 4/6/2006 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-40 4/27/2006 Ratified R 290 5/1/2006 Signed By Governor 5/4/2006 Copies available 5/4/2006 Effective date 05/01/06 5/9/2006 Act No. 270
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(A270, R290, H4585)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-682 SO AS TO DESIGNATE BOILED PEANUTS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE SNACK FOOD AND TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOLS ARE NOT REQUIRED OR ENCOURAGED TO SERVE PEANUTS, ESPECIALLY TO STUDENTS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The General Assembly finds that boiled peanuts are a delicious and popular snack food that are found both in stores and roadside stands across the State, and this unique snack food is defined as peanuts that are immersed in boiling water for at least one hour while still in the shell. The General Assembly further finds that this truly Southern delicacy is worthy of designation as the official state snack food.
Boiled peanuts, official state snack food
SECTION 2. Article 9, Chapter 1, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-1-682. Boiled peanuts are the official state snack food. Nothing in this section requires or encourages any school district in this State to serve peanuts to students, especially students with food allergies."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of April, 2006.
Approved the 1st day of May, 2006.
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