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4109Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990518Primary Sponsor: RodgersAll Sponsors: RodgersDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22347cm99.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Littering offense, local government punishment, Conservation, Crimes and OffensesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990518 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 16-11-715 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY MAY PUNISH A PERSON CONVICTED OF LITTERING BY HANGING HIM IN A PUBLIC SQUARE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 16-11-715. Notwithstanding another provision of law, a local governmental authority may punish a person convicted of littering by hanging him in a public square."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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