Download This Bill in Microsoft Word format
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Reps. Henderson, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Parker, Barfield, Allison, Atwater, Bowen, Corbin, Delleney, Forrester, Hamilton, Lowe, Lucas, Owens, Putnam, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Stringer, Toole, Tribble, Willis, Funderburk, Nanney and Quinn
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11985dg12.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 1065
Introduced in the House on January 25, 2012
Introduced in the Senate on May 1, 2012
Currently residing in the Senate
Summary: Bingo, raffles and other special events
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/25/2012 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9) 1/25/2012 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 9) 2/7/2012 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Funderburk 2/29/2012 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Nanney, Quinn 3/7/2012 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 3) 3/8/2012 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). G.R. Smith, Bedingfield, Henderson, Toole, Rutherford, Knight, Loftis, Gilliard, Sandifer, Neilson, Clemmons, J.R. Smith Hamilton, Hiott and Sellers (House Journal-page 35) 3/8/2012 Scrivener's error corrected 3/21/2012 House Debate adjourned until Thur., 03-22-12 (House Journal-page 86) 3/28/2012 House Debate adjourned until Thur., 03-29-12 (House Journal-page 80) 4/24/2012 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 04-25-12 (House Journal-page 64) 4/25/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 61) 4/25/2012 House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-4 (House Journal-page 61) 4/26/2012 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 73) 5/1/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/1/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/9/2012 Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 10) 5/11/2012 Scrivener's error corrected
View the latest legislative information at the LPITS web site
VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
May 9, 2012
Introduced by Reps. Henderson, G.M. Smith, J.R. Smith, Parker, Barfield, Allison, Atwater, Bowen, Corbin, Delleney, Forrester, Hamilton, Lowe, Lucas, Owens, Putnam, Simrill, G.R. Smith, Stringer, Toole, Tribble, Willis, Funderburk, Nanney and Quinn
S. Printed 5/9/12--S. [SEC 5/11/12 4:54 PM]
Read the first time May 1, 2012.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4675) to amend Section 61-2-180, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to bingo, raffles, and other special events, so as to clarify, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 1, by striking SECTION 2, lines 37-41 in their entirety, and inserting the following:
/ SECTION 2. Section 61-4-580(3) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(3) permit gambling or games of chance except game promotions including contests, games of chance, or sweepstakes in which the elements of chance and prize are present and which comply with the following:
(a) the game promotion is conducted or offered in connection with the sale, promotion, or advertisement of a consumer product or service, or to enhance the brand or image of a supplier of consumer products or services;
(b) no purchase payment, entry fee, or proof of purchase is required as a condition of entering the game promotion or receiving a prize;
(c) all materials advertising the game promotion clearly disclose that no purchase or payment is necessary to enter and provide details on the free method of participation.
(d) This subsection does not authorize the use of a device prohibited by Section 12-21-2710." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.
Majority favorable. Minority unfavorable.
LARRY A. MARTIN ROBERT FORD
For Majority. For Minority.
TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-180, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BINGO, RAFFLES, AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF ANY DEVICE PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710; AND TO AMEND SECTION 61-4-580, RELATING TO GAME PROMOTIONS ALLOWED BY HOLDERS OF PERMITS AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF BEER OR WINE, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS ITEM DOES NOT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF ANY DEVICE PROHIBITED BY SECTION 12-21-2710.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 61-2-180 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person or organization licensed by the department under this title may hold and advertise special events such as bingo, raffles, and other similar activities intended to raise money for charitable purposes. This section does not affect the requirements for obtaining a bingo license from the department. This section does not authorize the use of any device prohibited by Section 12-21-2710."
SECTION 2. Section 61-4-580(3) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an undesignated paragraph at the end to read:
"This item does not authorize the use of any device prohibited by Section 12-21-2710."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
This web page was last updated on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:28 A.M.