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TO AMEND SECTION 50-1-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH OFFENSES CONTAINED IN TITLE 50 SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR THESE OFFENSES, AND PROVIDE THAT MAGISTRATES COURT HAS BOTH ORIGINAL AND CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OVER THESE OFFENSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-1-130 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 50-1-130. Unless a different penalty is specified,
any a person who violates a provision of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than two five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not less than ten days nor more than thirty days, or both. The magistrates court has both original and concurrent jurisdiction over offenses contained in this title."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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