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S*0707 (Rat #0202, Act #0161 of 1993) General Bill, By Leatherman, Land, Leventis, A.S. Macaulay, Short and Thomas
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    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 39-5-325 so as to provide that except where permitted to meet competition, it is an unfair trade practice and unlawful for any person who is in the retail business of selling motor fuel to sell motor fuel of like grade and quality at retail at a price which is below the cost of acquiring the product plus taxes and transportation, to provide exceptions, and to require certain recordkeeping; to amend Section 39-5-350, relating to merchandising unfair trade practices and exemptions, and Section 39-3-150, relating to the provision of law that sales at less than cost for the purpose of injuring competitors is a conspiracy to form a monopoly, so as to provide that any wholesale or retail sale of motor fuel at a level below the actual cost of acquiring the product, which is permitted meet competition, shall require certain documentation of the competition's pricing; and by adding Section 39-41-255 so as to require every retail motor fuel outlet to post in a conspicuous place the self-service pump price for each type of gasoline it has available and provide for related matters.-amended title
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04/15/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-12
04/15/93Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-12
04/22/93Senate Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-10
04/27/93Senate Read second time SJ-60
04/27/93Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-60
04/28/93Senate Read third time and sent to House
04/28/93Senate Reconsidered
04/29/93Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-14
05/04/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-10
05/04/93House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-11
05/19/93House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-19
05/26/93House Objection by Rep. Carnell, Cato, Fair, Stoddard, Marchbanks, Canty, HJ-76
05/26/93House Objection by Rep. J. Bailey & Cooper HJ-76
05/27/93House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Marchbanks, Cooper, Cato & Stoddard HJ-137
05/27/93House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Fair HJ-139
06/01/93House Objection withdrawn by Rep. J. Bailey & Carnell HJ-63
06/01/93House Amended HJ-99
06/01/93House Objection by Rep. Haskins, D. Smith, Kirsh & Anderson HJ-99
06/02/93House Special order, set for Wednesday 06/02/93 after uncontested calendar (Under H 4275) HJ-10
06/02/93House Amended HJ-32
06/02/93House Read second time HJ-33
06/02/93House Roll call Yeas-084 HJ-33
06/03/93House Amended HJ-18
06/03/93House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-19
06/03/93Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-31
06/10/93 Ratified R 202
06/15/93 Signed By Governor
06/15/93 Effective date 08/14/93
06/15/93 See act for exception to or explanation of effective date
07/21/93 Act No. 161
07/21/93 Copies available

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