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April 10, 2002
S. Printed 4/10/02--S.
Read the first time April 26, 2001.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 638) to amend Chapter 3, Title 53, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to special days by adding Section 53-3-150 so as to provide that March sixth of each year is Lymphedema D-Day in South Carolina, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
BRADLEY C. HUTTO for Committee.
EXPLANATION OF IMPACT:
The bill does not require the expenditure of any funds on the part of any state agencies nor on federal and/or other funds.
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TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 53, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL DAYS BY ADDING SECTION 53-3-150 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MARCH SIXTH OF EACH YEAR IS LYMPHEDEMA D-DAY IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO ENCOURAGE SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO WEAR A BUTTERFLY ON LYMPHEDEMA D-DAY AS A SYMBOL OF CARING AND HOPE FOR THOSE LIVING AND COPING WITH LYMPHEDEMA AND THE DEBILITATING CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH LYMPHEDEMA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Title 53 of the 1976 Code, is amended by adding:
"Section 53-3-150. To encourage the citizens of this State to remember, honor, and support the courageous patients living and coping with the debilitating condition associated with lymphedema, March sixth in each succeeding year after March 6, 2001, is designated as Lymphedema D-Day in South Carolina. The citizens and residents of this State are encouraged to wear a butterfly on Lymphedema D-Day as a symbol of caring and hope for those living and coping with lymphedema and the debilitating condition associated with lymphedema."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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