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H*3382 (Rat #0567, Act #0483 of 1994) General Bill, By Haskins, Allison, Cato, Davenport, Fair, L.O. Graham, W.D. Keyserling, Kirsh, Littlejohn, Richardson, Robinson, Stuart, P.H. Thomas, Walker, Wilder and Wilkins
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Chapter 15 to Title 37 so as to enact the Prizes and Gifts Act requiring disclosure of information pertaining to contests and promotions including who is conducting the activity, conditions a consumer must meet to be eligible, and costs that must be incurred to receive the prize or gift; prohibiting the use of notifications that resemble checks or invoices; and providing a civil cause of action, enforcement provisions, and exemptions.
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02/03/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-17
02/03/93House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-17
04/28/93House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-6
05/06/93House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 11, 1993 HJ-65
05/12/93House Debate interrupted HJ-25
05/12/93House Amended HJ-49
05/12/93House Read second time HJ-49
05/13/93House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-12
05/17/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
05/17/93Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance SJ-8
04/28/94Senate Committee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance SJ-18
05/25/94Senate Amended SJ-269
05/25/94Senate Read second time SJ-269
05/25/94Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-269
05/26/94Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-39
05/31/94House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-28
06/02/94 Ratified R 567
07/14/94 Signed By Governor
07/27/94 Effective date 07/14/94
07/27/94 Act No. 483
07/27/94 Copies available

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