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H 3681
Session 124 (2021-2022) 

H 3681Next  General Bill, By Simrill, Rutherford, Bannister, West and Lowe

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A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-95-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE MAY NOT ENACT ANY LAWS, ORDINANCES, OR RULES PERTAINING TO INGREDIENTS, FLAVORS, OR LICENSING OF CIGARETTES, ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES, E-LIQUID, VAPOR PRODUCTS, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH LAWS, ORDINANCES, AND RULES ENACTED BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PRIOR TO DECEMBER 31, 2020, ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE PREEMPTION IMPOSED BY THIS ACT.
View full text 01/14/21 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 548) 01/14/21 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 548) 04/06/21 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 100) 04/07/21 House Amended (House Journal-page 14) 04/07/21 House Read second time (House Journal-page 14) 04/07/21 House Roll call Yeas-80 Nays-23 (House Journal-page 16) 04/08/21 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6) 04/08/21 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10) 04/08/21 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 10) 04/22/21 Senate Polled out of committee Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8) 04/22/21 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8)


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POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE

MAJORITY FAVORABLE

April 22, 2021

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Introduced by Reps. Simrill, Rutherford, Bannister, West and Lowe

S. Printed 4/22/21--S.

Read the first time April 8, 2021.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (PreviousH. 3681) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 44-95-45 so as to provide that political subdivisions of this state may not enact , etc., respectfully

REPORT:

Has polled the Bill out majority favorable.

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-95-45 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE MAY NOT ENACT ANY LAWS, ORDINANCES, OR RULES PERTAINING TO INGREDIENTS, FLAVORS, OR LICENSING OF CIGARETTES, ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES, E-LIQUID, VAPOR PRODUCTS, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH LAWS, ORDINANCES, AND RULES ENACTED BY A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PRIOR TO DECEMBER 31, 2020, ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE PREEMPTION IMPOSED BY THIS ACT.

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

SECTION    1.    Chapter 95, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 44-95-45.    (A)    Political subdivisions of this State may not enact any laws, ordinances, or rules pertaining to ingredients, flavors, or licensing, beyond a general business license, related to the sale of the following products:

(1)    cigarettes, as defined in Section 12-21-620;

(2)    electronic smoking devices, e-liquid, vapor products, tobacco products, or alternative nicotine products, each as defined in Section 16-17-501; or

(3)    any other product containing nicotine that can be ingested into the body by chewing, smoking, absorbing, dissolving, inhaling, or by any means.

(B)    Nothing in this section shall be construed to interfere with a political subdivision's authority to determine its own public use policies relating to any of the products referenced in this section."

SECTION    2.    Laws, ordinances, or rules enacted by political subdivisions of this State prior to December 31, 2020, pertaining to ingredients, flavors, or licensing, related to the sale of cigarettes, electronic smoking devices, e-liquid, vapor products, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or any other products containing nicotine that can be ingested into the body by chewing, smoking, absorbing, dissolving, inhaling, or by any means, and municipal code amendments to said laws, ordinances, or rules, are exempt from the preemption imposed by this act. Nothing in this act shall be construed to interfere with a political subdivision's authority to determine its own public use policies relating to any of the products referenced in this act.

SECTION    3.    Nothing in this act shall be construed to interfere with a political subdivision's authority under Chapter 29, Title 6, including, without limitation, with respect to land use regulation, land development regulation, zoning, or permitting.

SECTION    4.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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