South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3308

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Clyburn
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5591cm19.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3315

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018          Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 167)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 
                        (House Journal-page 167)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3910 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A DRIVER OR OCCUPANT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO SMOKE A TOBACCO PRODUCT WHILE A CHILD FIVE YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER IS ALSO AN OCCUPANT OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 31, Chapter 5, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 56-5-3910.    (A)    It is unlawful for a driver or occupant of a private or public passenger motor vehicle to smoke a tobacco product while a child five years old or younger is also an occupant of the motor vehicle.

(B)    A person who violates this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten days."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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