Current Status Bill Number:
312Ratification Number: 47Act Number: 27Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: AlexanderAll Sponsors: AlexanderDrafted Document Number: BBM\9685JM.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950331Date of Last Amendment: 19950201Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19950410Subject: Trademarks, Olympics
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950410 Act No. A27 ------ 19950410 Signed by Governor ------ 19950405 Ratified R47 House 19950331 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19950330 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19950330 Read second time House 19950329 Committee report: Favorable 26 HLCI House 19950207 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to Committee Senate 19950202 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19950201 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 19950131 Committee report: Favorable with 12 SLCI amendment Senate 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 12 SLCI referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A27, R47, S312)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 39-15-1105, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT "TRADEMARK" ALSO MEANS THE SYMBOL, EMBLEM, SIGN, INSIGNIA, OR ANY COMBINATION OF THESE, OF THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OR THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
"Trademark" further defined
SECTION 1. Section 39-15-1105(9) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 486 of 1994, is amended to read:
"(9) `trademark' means a word, name, symbol, or device or any combination of these used by a person to identify and distinguish the goods of that person, including a unique product, from those manufactured and sold by others and to indicate the source of the goods, even if that source is unknown. `Trademark' also means, but is not limited to, the symbol, emblem, sign, insignia, or any combination thereof, of the United States Olympic Committee or the International Olympic Committee."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 10th day of April, 1995.