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H*4482
Session 120 (2013-2014) 

H*4482(Rat #0194, Act #0177 of 2014)  General Bill, By Ridgeway

Similar(S 854) AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-691 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE COLUMBIAN MAMMOTH AS THE OFFICIAL STATE FOSSILNext. - ratified title 01/14/14 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 85) 01/14/14 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 85) 01/22/14 House Committee report: Favorable Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (House Journal-page 5) 01/23/14 House Committed to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 15) 02/06/14 House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 24) 02/18/14 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 2-19-14 (House Journal-page 21) 02/19/14 House Amended (House Journal-page 3) 02/19/14 House Read second time (House Journal-page 16) 02/19/14 House Roll call Yeas-94 Nays-3 (House Journal-page 16) 02/20/14 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 55) 02/20/14 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7) 02/20/14 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 7) 02/20/14 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Johnson (ch), Bennett, Turner 03/19/14 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 17) 03/25/14 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 56) 04/01/14 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 20) 04/02/14 Scrivener's error corrected 04/02/14 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 32) 04/02/14 Senate Roll call Ayes-35 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 32) 04/03/14 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 20) 04/09/14 House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 61) 04/09/14 House Roll call Yeas-30 Nays-72 (House Journal-page 61) 04/30/14 Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Bryant, Johnson, Turner (Senate Journal-page 31) 04/30/14 House Conference committee appointed Owens, Hixon, Ridgeway (House Journal-page 70) 05/08/14 House Conference report received and adopted (House Journal-page 163) 05/13/14 Senate Conference report received (Senate Journal-page 19) 05/13/14 Senate Conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 19) 05/13/14 Senate Roll call Ayes-32 Nays-3 (Senate Journal-page 19) 05/13/14 House Ordered enrolled for ratification 05/15/14 Ratified R 194 05/16/14 Signed By Governor 05/27/14 Effective date 05/16/14 06/02/14 Act No. 177




H. 4482

(A177, R194, H4482)

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-1-691 SO AS TO DESIGNATE THE COLUMBIAN MAMMOTH AS THE OFFICIAL STATE PreviousFOSSILNext.

Whereas, giant mammoths used to roam South Carolina; and

Whereas, scientists have identified the fossils of about six hundred and fifty species of vertebrates in South Carolina to date; and

Whereas, it has been recognized that fossilized mammoth teeth were discovered in a swamp in South Carolina in 1725; and

Whereas, this discovery has been credited as the first scientific identification of a North American vertebrate PreviousfossilNext. Now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Official state PreviousfossilNext

SECTION    1.    Article 9, Chapter 1, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 1-1-691.    The Columbian Mammoth is designated as the official State PreviousFossil of South Carolina."

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 15th day of May, 2014.

Approved the 16th day of May, 2014.

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