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4968Ratification Number: 414Act Number: 315Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020326Primary Sponsor: SharpeAll Sponsors: SharpeDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22437cm02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020528Date of Last Amendment: 20020521Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020605Subject: Livestock branding; provisions regarding adoption, cancellation, renewal and revocation of registered livestock brandsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020618 Act No. A315 ------ 20020605 Signed by Governor ------ 20020530 Ratified R414 House 20020528 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020522 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 20020521 Amended, read second time Senate 20020516 Committee report: Favorable with 01 SANR amendment Senate 20020423 Introduced, read first time, 01 SANR referred to Committee House 20020419 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020418 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020417 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR ------ 20020415 Scrivener's error corrected House 20020326 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 15, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 17, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 16, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 21, 2002 - Word format
(A315, R414, H4968)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-300, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF LIVESTOCK BRANDS, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF THE REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, AND RECORDING OF CERTAIN LIVESTOCK BRANDS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A REGISTERED BRAND FOR LIVESTOCK IS THE PROPERTY OF THE PERSON ADOPTING AND REGISTERING THE BRAND, HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS, UNTIL AND UNLESS THE BRAND IS CANCELED OR REVOKED; TO AMEND SECTION 47-9-340, RELATING TO CANCELLATION OF THE REGISTRATION OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CANCEL THE REGISTRATION OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND UPON THE FAILURE OF A PERSON TO RENEW THE REGISTRATION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 47-9-310 AND 47-9-320, RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S DUTY TO NOTIFY A LIVESTOCK BRAND REGISTRANT OF THE NECESSITY TO RENEW THE REGISTRATION OF HIS BRAND UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND RELATING TO THE ABANDONMENT OF A LIVESTOCK BRAND.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Expiration and renewal of a livestock brand
SECTION 1. Section 47-9-300 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 47-9-300. A registered brand for livestock is the property of the person adopting and registering the brand, his heirs and assigns, until and unless the brand is canceled or revoked as provided in this article."
Cancellation of the registration of a livestock brand
SECTION 2. Section 47-9-340 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 47-9-340. The Secretary of State shall cancel the registration of any brand:
(1) at the written request of the owner; or
(2) upon the order of any court of competent jurisdiction."
SECTION 3. Sections 47-9-310 and 47-9-320 of the 1976 Code are repealed.
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 30th day of May, 2002.
Approved the 5th day of June, 2002.
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