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TO ADOPT REVISED CODE VOLUMES 6 AND 16 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO THE EXTENT OF THEIR CONTENTS, AS THE ONLY GENERAL PERMANENT STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2017.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) Section 2-13-90 of the 1976 Code authorizes the Legislative Council and the Code Commissioner to contract to be prepared and published under their supervision and direction revised volumes of the Code of Laws.
(B) The Legislative Council and the Code Commissioner have determined that Volumes 6 and 16 are appropriate for revision.
(C) Section 2-13-90 of the 1976 Code also provides that the revised volumes must be submitted to the General Assembly for its consideration.
SECTION 2. (A) Revised Volume 6 containing Titles 13 and 14, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, is substituted for original Volume 6 which contained Titles 13 and 14.
(B) Revised Volume 16 containing Titles 45 through 47, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, is substituted for original Volume 16 which contained Titles 45 through 47.
(C) Revised Volumes 6 and 16 are adopted as part of the Code of Laws and, to the extent of their contents, are the only general permanent statutory law of the State as of January 1, 2017.
SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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