Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4693Primary Sponsor: CromerCommittee Number: 26Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Zoning ordinancesResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and IndustryComputer Document Number: CYY/15660AC.94Introduced Date: 19940208Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940208Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: CromerType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4693 House 19940208 Introduced, read first time, 26 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 6-7-830, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ZONING ORDINANCES AND EXCEPTIONS FOR HOUSING FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE ORDINANCES APPLY IF THE HOME IS PART OF A REHABILITATION OR TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORDS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 31-21-70, RELATING TO APPLICATIONS OF THE FAIR HOUSING LAW, SO AS TO PERMIT CONDUCT AGAINST A PERSON WITH A PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The first sentence in the fifth paragraph of Section 6-7-830(a) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"The provisions of this act do not apply to a home serving nine or fewer mentally or physically handicapped persons provided the home is not a part of a rehabilitation or transitional living program for persons with prior criminal records the home provides care on a twenty-four hour basis and is approved or licensed by a state agency or department or under contract with the agency or department for such purpose."
SECTION 2. Section 31-21-70(F) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(F) Nothing in this chapter prohibits conduct against a person because the person has been convicted by any court of competent jurisdiction of the illegal manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance as defined by law a criminal record."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.