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January 24, 2001
Introduced by Senators Elliott, Ford, McGill, Glover, Mescher and Branton
S. Printed 1/24/01--S. [SEC 1/25/01 5:26 PM]
Read the first time January 10, 2001.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 57), to recognize the Chicora-Waccamaw Indian Tribe and the Pee Dee Indian Tribe as Indian tribes of South Carolina representing the Chicora-Waccamaw Indian People and the Pee Dee Indian People, respectively, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
ROBERT FORD, for Committee.
EXPLANATION OF IMPACT:
The Human Affairs Commission indicates that enactment of this bill would have no impact on the General Fund of the State nor on federal and/or other funds.
Pursuant to Section 2-7-71, 2-7-76 or 2-7-110 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, the Board of Economic Advisors is the appropriate agency to address any revenue impact of this legislation.
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TO RECOGNIZE THE CHICORA-WACCAMAW INDIAN TRIBE AND THE PEE DEE INDIAN TRIBE AS INDIAN TRIBES OF SOUTH CAROLINA REPRESENTING THE CHICORA-WACCAMAW INDIAN PEOPLE AND THE PEE DEE INDIAN PEOPLE, RESPECTIVELY, AND TO CONFER UPON THEM SUCH RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES AS ARE PROVIDED BY LAW TO INDIAN TRIBES OF THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The State of South Carolina by this act hereby recognizes the Chicora-Waccamaw Indian Tribe and the Pee Dee Indian Tribe as Indian tribes of the State of South Carolina representing the Chicora-Waccamaw Indian people and the Pee Dee Indian people, respectively, and confers upon these tribes such rights and privileges as are provided by law to Indian tribes of this State. The organization and governing of these Indian tribes shall be as provided by tribal law or agreement.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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