Current Status Bill Number:
3455Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950201Primary Sponsor: WitherspoonAll Sponsors: Witherspoon and HarrellDrafted Document Number: pfm\7114bdw.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee 26 HLCISubject: Pawnbrokers
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950201 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-39-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR ITEMS PURCHASED BY A PAWNBROKER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-39-75. An item purchased by a pawnbroker, except on invoice from a manufacturer or wholesaler with an established place of business, must be held for thirty days and displayed in the pawnshop before being disposed of, sold, altered, or moved from the location at which it was purchased in this State."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.