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May 5, 2004
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To whom was referred a Bill (H. 5094) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 61-6-1555 so as to allow an airline company to purchase beer, wine, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
JAMES H. HARRISON for Committee.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-6-1555 SO AS TO ALLOW AN AIRLINE COMPANY TO PURCHASE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR DIRECTLY FROM A LICENSED WHOLESALER, TO PROVIDE THAT THE WHOLESALER MAY SELL AND DELIVER THE BEER, WINE, AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR TO AN AIRLINE COMPANY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY IF A PERSON USES BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PURCHASED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR ANOTHER PURPOSE OTHER THAN THE SALE OR USE BY THE AIRLINE COMPANY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Subarticle 15, Article 3, Chapter 6, Title 61 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 61-6-1555. Notwithstanding another provision of law, an airline company may purchase beer, wine, and alcoholic liquor directly from a wholesaler licensed pursuant to the provisions of Section 61-4-520(3) or Section 61-6-100(2). A wholesaler may sell and deliver beer, wine, and alcoholic liquor to an airline company. A person who uses beer, wine, or alcoholic liquor purchased pursuant to the provisions of this section for another purpose other than the sale or use by the airline company on its airplanes is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. Each violation of this section constitutes a separate offense."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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