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S*1260 (Rat #0461, Act #0436 of 1996) General Bill, By Leventis, Courson, Gregory, Jackson, Land, McConnell, McGill, Moore, Passailaigue, L.E. Richter, Russell, G. Smith and Thomas
    A Bill to amend Section 47-3-75, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to dogs and other domestic animals, regulation by counties, and the transfer of a domestic animal to an animal shelter ten days after the date the owner was to pick up the animal, so as to provide that the animal may be transferred only if the written contract or agreement provides for the transfer and if an attempt is made to notify the owner by regular mail, and also by certified mail, at the owner's last known address on the date the owner failed to pick up the animal as agreed, to reference the boarding of animals of others pursuant to Subsection (A) of this Section, and to provide that a person who fails to pick up an animal as provided for in Subsection (A) of this Section, who fails to pay his boarding fees in a timely manner, or who abandons an animal at an animal hospital, a dog kennel, a cat kennel, another animal care facility, or boarding facility is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, may be imprisoned not more than thirty days or fined not more than two hundred dollars.-amended title
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03/20/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-3
03/20/96Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-3
04/24/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-49
04/25/96Senate Amended SJ-78
04/25/96Senate Read second time SJ-78
04/29/96Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-23
04/30/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-21
04/30/96House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-21
05/16/96House Recalled from Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-42
05/21/96House Read second time HJ-116
05/22/96House Read third time and enrolled HJ-18
05/30/96 Ratified R 461
06/06/96 Became law without Governor's signature
06/06/96 Effective date 06/06/96
07/03/96 Copies available
07/03/96 Act No. 436

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