View Amendment Current Amendment: 23 to Bill 5183

Reps. KING and MCDANIEL propose the following Amendment No. to H. 5183 (COUNCIL\SA\5183C090.JN.SA22):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, Section 59-29-620(D), by adding an appropriately numbered item to read:

/( ) the historical fact that in 1740, in reaction to the Stono Rebellion, the legislature passed slave codes which forbid travel without written permission, group meetings without the presence of whites, raising their own food, possessing money, learning to read, and the use of drums, horns, and other 'loud instruments,' that might be used by enslaved Africans to communicate with each other. /