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235Ratification Number: 22Act Number: 13Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010130Primary Sponsor: McConnellAll Sponsors: McConnell, BrantonDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\gjk\20152dw01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010320Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20010327Subject: Public meeting may be videotaped by those in attendance; Freedom of Information, MoviesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20010330 Act No. A13 ------ 20010327 Signed by Governor ------ 20010321 Ratified R22 House 20010320 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20010312 Read second time House 20010307 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20010214 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 20010213 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20010208 Co-Sponsor added by Senator Branton Senate 20010208 Read second time Senate 20010207 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 20010130 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 7, 2001 - Word format Revised on March 7, 2001 - Word format
(A13, R22, S235)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 30-4-90, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RECORDING OF A PUBLIC MEETING, SO AS TO ALLOW THOSE IN ATTENDANCE TO VIDEOTAPE A PUBLIC MEETING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 30-4-90(c) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(c) All or any part of a meeting of a public body may be recorded by any person in attendance by means of a tape recorder or any other means of sonic or video reproduction, except when a meeting is closed pursuant to Section 30-4-70 of this chapter, provided that in so recording there is no active interference with the conduct of the meeting. Provided, further, that the public body is not required to furnish recording facilities or equipment."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 21st day of March, 2001.
Approved the 27th day of March, 2001.
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