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A218, R268, H5021
Sponsors: Rep. Duncan
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 1288
Introduced in the House on April 15, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on April 17, 2008
Last Amended on April 16, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 7, 2008
Governor's Action: May 13, 2008, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/15/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-18 4/15/2008 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-19 4/15/2008 House Recalled from Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-50 4/16/2008 House Amended HJ-34 4/16/2008 House Read second time HJ-34 4/17/2008 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-35 4/17/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10 4/17/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-10 5/1/2008 Senate Recalled from Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-3 5/6/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-10 5/7/2008 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-14 5/8/2008 Ratified R 268 5/13/2008 Signed By Governor 5/19/2008 Copies available 5/19/2008 Effective date 05/13/08 5/20/2008 Act No. 218
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A218, R268, H5021)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-1920, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE SALE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS OF EXOTIC FARM-RAISED VENISON AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITIONS OF THIS SECTION DO NOT APPLY TO THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF ALREADY PROCESSED AND PACKAGED PET FOODS OR PET TREATS CONTAINING IMPORTED EXOTIC FARM-RAISED VENISON, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REGISTRATION AND LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF THIS EXCEPTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Pet foods or treats containing imported exotic farm-raised venison
SECTION 1. Section 50-11-1920 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding a new subsection appropriately lettered to read:
"( ) The provisions of this section also do not apply to the sale or purchase of already processed and packaged pet foods or pet treats containing imported exotic farm-raised venison. Any product offered pursuant to this subsection must have an official product registration issued by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. Any product offered pursuant to this subsection also must be referred to as being from exotic farm-raised venison or with a similar designation indicating the origin of the product."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2008.
Approved the 13th day of May, 2008.
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