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Sponsors: Senators Leventis and Grooms
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Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the House on March 20, 2003
Last Amended on March 18, 2003
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
Summary: Requires an innkeeper to post telephone, e-mail, and fax rates charged in its lodging establishment
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/8/2003 Senate Prefiled 1/8/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 1/14/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-85 1/14/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-85 3/13/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-9 3/17/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 3/18/2003 Senate Amended SJ-13 3/18/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-13 3/18/2003 Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-13 3/19/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 3/19/2003 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-29 3/20/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-7 3/20/2003 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-7
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
March 18, 2003
S. Printed 3/18/03--S. [SEC 3/19/03 3:35 PM]
Read the first time January 14, 2003.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 45-2-90 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT AN INNKEEPER CONSPICUOUSLY POST TELEPHONE, E-MAIL, ON-LINE, AND FAX RATES CHARGED IN ITS LODGING ESTABLISHMENT.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 2 of Title 45 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 45-2-90. The innkeeper of a lodging establishment shall:
(1) post in a conspicuous place in the office a notice of the rates charged for local, long-distance, toll-free, and room-to-room telephone calls, electronic mail messages, Internet on-line access, and facsimile transmissions; and
(2) post in each room of the lodging establishment a notice to contact the front desk for the rates charged for local, long-distance, toll-free, and room-to-room telephone calls, electronic mail messages, Internet on-line access, and facsimile transmission."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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