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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-681 SO AS TO DESIGNATE COLLARD GREENS AS THE OFFICIAL STATE VEGETABLE.
Whereas, the State of South Carolina ranks second in the nation for collard green production; and
Whereas, Lexington County ranks first among counties in South Carolina for collard green production; and
Whereas, collard greens are a healthy addition to any Southern meal. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 9, Chapter 1, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-1-681. Collard greens are the official vegetable of the State."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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