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TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-3940, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE BINGO LICENSE REQUIRED FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE PROHIBITION ON ISSUING SUCH A LICENSE TO A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT IS A NONPUBLIC, LIMITED MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED FOR SOCIAL, BENEVOLENT, PATRIOTIC, RECREATIONAL, OR FRATERNAL PURPOSES WHICH HOLDS A LICENSE TO SELL ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-21-3940(D) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 172 of 2004, is amended to read:
"(D) A license must not be issued for conducting a game of bingo at an establishment holding a license pursuant to the provisions of Section 61-6-1820. However, this subsection does not apply to nonprofit organizations as defined in Section 61-6-20(6)."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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