Current Status BillNumber: 2334 Ratification Number: 30 Act Number: 259 Introducing Body: House Subject: County lines of Charleston and Colleton CountiesView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A259, R30, S2334)
AN ACT TO ALTER THE COUNTY LINES OF CHARLESTON AND COLLETON COUNTIES BY ANNEXING A CERTAIN PORTION OF CHARLESTON COUNTY TO COLLETON COUNTY, TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR LEGAL RECORDS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT COLLETON COUNTY SHALL ASSUME THIRTY-NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE DOLLARS OF THE INDEBTEDNESS OF CHARLESTON COUNTY TRANSFERRED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.
Whereas, an election was held in Charleston County to determine whether or not the qualified electors residing in that portion of Charleston County below described desire to have the area annexed to Colleton County; and
Whereas, in that election more than two-thirds of the votes cast were in favor of the annexation; and
Whereas, an election was held in Colleton County to determine whether or not the qualified electors of Colleton County desire to have that portion of Charleston County annexed to Colleton County; and
Whereas, in that election a majority of the votes cast were in favor of the annexation; and
Whereas, the constitutional and statutory requirements for the annexation have been complied with. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Annexation of portion of Charleston County to Colleton County
SECTION 1. The following described portion of Charleston County is transferred and annexed to Colleton County:
Beginning at Point "A", the Eastern point of Colleton County on Edisto Beach, running Northwesterly along the centerline of Scott Creek to Point "B" on E. side Highway 174 at the centerline of Scott Creek, thence Southwesterly along the centerline of Scott Creek (the Northern boundary of Edisto Beach, Colleton County) to the intersection of Scott Creek with the centerline of Big Bay Creek, Point "C", thence along the centerline of Big Bay Creek in the direction of the flood tide to Point "D"; thence S 46 E 700 feet Southeastward on the centerline of Capt. John Cut to Point "E" at the centerline of Fishing Creek, thence along the centerline of Fishing Creek in the direction of the flood tide to Point "F"; then S 12 W 2700 feet to Point "G", the boundary of Tax Lot 4 of TMS 80-0-0, thence S 29 E 1200 feet along the boundary of Tax Lot 4, of TMS 80-0-0, to Point "H", thence N 67 E 2750 feet to Point "I" along the Northwestern boundary of Tax Lot 5 of TMS 80-0-0, thence N 40 30 E 2600 feet to Point "J", thence N 50 E 1200 feet along the Northwestern boundary of Tax Lot 5 of TMS 80-0-0 to Point "K", on the East side of S. C. Highway 174, thence S 45 E 35.4 feet to Point "L", thence N 60 E 3800 feet along the Northern boundary of TMS 22-0-0 to Point "M", thence N 77 E 1900 feet to Point "N", thence S 43 E 2600 feet to Point "O", thence along the centerline of the Creek in the direction of the ebb tide to the highwater line of the Atlantic Ocean, Point "P", thence along the highwater line of the Atlantic Ocean S 60 30 W 10,000 feet to Point "A" at the center of an inlet, the point of beginning.
Legal records furnished
SECTION 2. Upon application, the clerk of court, register of mesne conveyances, sheriff, and probate judge of Charleston County shall furnish certified copies of any judgment roll, entry on abstract of judgment book, will, record, execution, decree, deed, mortgage, or other papers signed or recorded in the office of such officers, upon payment of proper fees and when the certified copy is filed or recorded in the proper office of Colleton County, it shall have the same force and effect in Colleton County that it had in Charleston County and any record not so transferred shall continue in force and effect and each shall have the same force and effect in Colleton County as if it had been transferred and made a record in the proper office in Colleton County.
SECTION 3. In accordance with the provisions of Section 7 of Article VII of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, Colleton County shall assume thirty-nine thousand nine hundred fifty-five dollars of the indebtedness of Charleston County transferred pursuant to the provisions of Section 1 of this act.
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 17th day of March, 1987.