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February 8, 2006
Introduced by Reps. Simrill, Bowers, Kennedy, Duncan, Bannister, Ceips, Cobb-Hunter, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Ott and Scarborough
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Read the first time February 2, 2006.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4585) 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, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT W. LEACH, SR. for Committee.
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.
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.
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."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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