View Amendment Current Amendment: 24 to Bill 5183

Reps. KING and MCDANIEL propose the following Amendment No. to H. 5183 (COUNCIL\SA\5183C091.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 1790 the Brown Fellowship Society is formed. It was one of many self-help groups formed by free African-Americans to help with education, burial costs, and support of widows and orphans of members. Others include the Human Brotherhood and the Unity and Friendship Society. The Brown Fellowship Society reflected the prejudice of the day, restricting its membership to those who are racially mixed and whose skin color is brown rather than black. /