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TO AMEND SECTION 47-4-110, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE POLICE POWERS OF MEMBERS AND AGENTS OF THE STATE LIVESTOCK-POULTRY HEALTH COMMISSION AND THE EMPLOYMENT BY THE COMMISSION OF LIVESTOCK LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THESE OFFICERS AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO USE THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR VIOLATIONS OF TITLE 47 WHICH FALL WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION AND OF THE SUMMARY COURTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS USE THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET FOR TRAFFIC OFFENSES AND CERTAIN OTHER OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCLUDE ON THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET OFFENSES RELATING TO LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 47-4-110 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 22 of 1995, is further amended by adding:
"(E) Violations of those portions of Title 47 assigned to the enforcement authority of the State Livestock-Poultry Health Commission, the maximum punishment for which are within the jurisdictional maximum of the summary court, may be charged by use of the Uniform Traffic Ticket, pursuant to the provisions of Section 56-7-10."
SECTION 2. Section 56-7-10 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 459 of 1996, is further amended by adding at the end of the first paragraph:
"Certificate of Veterinary Inspection; 47-4-60
Requirement for Out-of-state Livestock
Inhibition of Livestock Inspection 47-4-120
Imported Swine 47-6-50
Operating Equine Sales Facility or Livestock 47-11-20
Market Without Permit
Liability of Person Removing Livestock for 47-11-120
Notice to Disinfect 47-13-310
Quarantine of Livestock or Poultry 47-4-70
Unlawful for Horse to Enter State Unless 47-13-1350
Quarantine of Exposed Horses 47-13-1360
Proof of Test Required for Public Assembly 47-13-1370
False Certificates 47-13-1390
Unlawful to Feed Garbage to Swine 47-15-20
Notification Required from Certain Persons 47-15-40
Disposing of Garbage
Sale of Uninspected Meat and Meat Products 47-17-60
Sale of Uninspected Poultry and Poultry Products 47-19-70"
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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