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A36, R84, H3906
Sponsors: Rep. Keegan
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Introduced in the House on April 1, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on April 8, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on April 30, 2003
Governor's Action: May 14, 2003, Signed
Summary: Horry and Georgetown Counties; county lines altered by annexing certain portion of
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/1/2003 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-17 4/2/2003 House Read second time HJ-69 4/3/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-5 4/8/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-32 4/8/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-32 4/23/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-26 4/29/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-55 4/30/2003 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-26 5/8/2003 Ratified R 84 5/14/2003 Signed By Governor 5/23/2003 Copies available 5/23/2003 Effective date 05/14/03 6/11/2003 Act No. 36
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A36, R84, H3906)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 4-3-311 SO AS TO ALTER THE COUNTY LINES OF HORRY AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES BY ANNEXING A CERTAIN PORTION OF GEORGETOWN TO HORRY COUNTY AND TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR LEGAL RECORDS.
Whereas, an election has been held in Georgetown County to determine whether or not the qualified electors residing in that portion of Georgetown County below described wish to have such area annexed to Horry County; and
Whereas, in this election in Georgetown County more than two-thirds of the votes cast were in favor of this annexation; and
Whereas, an election has been held in Horry County to determine whether or not the qualified electors of Horry County wish to have this portion of Georgetown County annexed to Horry County; and
Whereas, in this election in Horry County a majority of the votes cast were in favor of this annexation; and
Whereas, the constitutional and statutory requirements for this annexation have been complied with. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
County lines altered
SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Title 4 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 4-3-311. (A) The following described portion of Georgetown County is transferred and annexed to Horry County:
'Beginning at the intersection of the Horry-Georgetown County line and the canal which runs from Horry County into Georgetown County to the intersection of Murrells Inlet Creek, thence northeasterly along the center line of Murrells Inlet Creek to its intersection with the Horry-Georgetown County line.'
(B) This tract measures and contains 18.42 acres of land, more or less, and is clearly shown on a plat by William F. Cox, William N. Kellahan, Jr., and Samuel H. Hanna III, dated July 19, 2002, and filed with the Secretary of State on August 15, 2002.
(C) The proper proportion of the existing Georgetown County indebtedness of the area transferred is assumed by Horry County."
SECTION 2. Upon application, the clerk of court, register of deeds, sheriff, and probate judge of Georgetown County shall furnish certified copies of any judgment roll, entry on abstract of judgment book, will, record, execution, decree, deed, mortgage, or other papers signed or recorded in the office of such officers, upon payment of proper fees and when a certified copy is filed or recorded in the proper office of Horry County, the same has the same force and effect in Horry County that it had in Georgetown County and any record not transferred continues in force and effect and each has the same force and effect in Horry County as if it had been transferred and made a record in the proper office of Horry County.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2003.
Approved the 14th day of May, 2003.
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