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A266, R312, H5098
Sponsors: Reps. Hixon, Clyburn, Harrison, Taylor and Young
Document Path: l:\council\bills\dka\4028sd12.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 1381
Introduced in the House on March 28, 2012
Introduced in the Senate on May 1, 2012
Last Amended on May 31, 2012
Passed by the General Assembly on June 6, 2012
Governor's Action: June 18, 2012, Signed
Summary: Temporary permits for the sale of alcohol
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/28/2012 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 49) 3/29/2012 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Crawford, Quinn, Atwater, McEachern, Weeks, Parks, J.H. Neal, Ott and Hosey (House Journal-page 118) 4/17/2012 House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: J.R.Smith 4/24/2012 House Debate adjourned until Wed., 04-25-12 (House Journal-page 65) 4/25/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 66) 4/25/2012 House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-11 (House Journal-page 66) 4/26/2012 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 74) 5/1/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 14) 5/1/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 14) 5/30/2012 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 18) 5/31/2012 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 56) 5/31/2012 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 56) 5/31/2012 Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 56) 5/31/2012 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (Senate Journal-page 56) 6/1/2012 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 3) 6/6/2012 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 58) 6/6/2012 House Roll call Yeas-84 Nays-17 (House Journal-page 59) 6/12/2012 Ratified R 312 6/18/2012 Signed By Governor 6/25/2012 Effective date 06/18/12 6/27/2012 Act No. 266
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A266, R312, H5098)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 61-6-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR THE POSSESSION, SALE, AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS BY THE DRINK IN A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY UPON A FAVORABLE REFERENDUM VOTE, SO AS TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THOSE ELECTIONS WHICH CONSTITUTE GENERAL ELECTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE REFERENDUMS REQUIRED UNDER THIS SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO THE CONDUCT OF THESE REFERENDUMS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Referendums, when held and conduct of
SECTION 1. Section 61-6-2010 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 67 of 2011, is further amended by adding a new subsection at the end to read:
"(H)(1) For purposes of referendums held pursuant to this section, 'general election' means a municipal general election held at a time other than the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of even-numbered years or a county general election held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of even-numbered years.
(2) A municipality that does not have a municipal general election scheduled within the same calendar year as a county general election may call, by ordinance, for a referendum to be held on the same date as the county general election, provided that a copy of the ordinance has been filed with the county and municipal election commissions no later than the date required by Section 7-13-355. The expenses for a referendum ordered by a municipality shall be paid by the municipality. When a municipal referendum is held at the time of a county general election, the referendum may be conducted by a municipal or county election commission as provided for by an agreement between the municipality and the county."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 12th day of June, 2012.
Approved the 18th day of June, 2012.
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