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A239, R239, S961
Sponsors: Senators McConnell, Ford, Knotts and Mescher
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 4337
Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2006
Introduced in the House on February 8, 2006
Last Amended on February 2, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on March 10, 2006
Governor's Action: March 15, 2006, Signed
Summary: Proposed municipalities requirements
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/6/2005 Senate Prefiled 12/6/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/10/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-16 1/10/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-16 1/10/2006 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: McConnell (ch), Ford, Knotts 2/1/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-40 2/2/2006 Senate Amended SJ-10 2/2/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-10 2/6/2006 Scrivener's error corrected 2/7/2006 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-20 2/8/2006 House Introduced and read first time HJ-10 2/8/2006 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-11 3/8/2006 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-2 3/9/2006 House Read second time HJ-17 3/9/2006 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-18 3/10/2006 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-2 3/14/2006 Ratified R 239 3/15/2006 Signed By Governor 3/21/2006 Copies available 3/21/2006 Effective date 03/15/06 4/5/2006 Act No. 239
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(A239, R239, S961)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 5-1-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PREREQUISITES TO ISSUANCE OF A CORPORATE CERTIFICATE TO A PROPOSED MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT THE AREA SEEKING TO BE INCORPORATED FILE A PROPOSAL FOR PROVIDING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY A SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR LEVEL OF LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES TO THE AREA'S EXISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT COVERAGE PRIOR TO SEEKING INCORPORATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Proposal for law enforcement services
SECTION 1. Section 5-1-30(A)(5) of the 1976 Code, as amended by Act 77 of 2005, is amended to read:
"(5) the area seeking to be incorporated has filed a proposal for providing either directly or indirectly a substantially similar level of law enforcement services to the area's existing law enforcement coverage prior to seeking incorporation; and"
General Assembly intends and makes declaration
SECTION 2. By passing this act, the General Assembly intends and declares that any regulations passed by the State Law Enforcement Division to comply with the requirements of Act 77 of 2005 do not for any past, present, or future time represent or establish any minimum level of law enforcement service requirements for existing municipalities or towns or areas seeking to incorporate as municipalities or towns.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 14th day of March, 2006.
Approved the 15th day of March, 2006.
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