South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3688

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. R. Williams
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15463vr19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 22, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/22/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 25)
   1/22/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 25)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/22/2019

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 57 TO TITLE 44 ENTITLED "RESTROOM ACCESS FOR RETAIL SALES CUSTOMERS" SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RETAILER SELLING TANGIBLE PERSONAL GOODS IN A PLACE OF BUSINESS SHALL PROVIDE RESTROOM FACILITIES FOR CUSTOMERS, WHICH MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR USE UPON THE REQUEST OF THE RETAIL STORE CUSTOMERS.

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

SECTION    1.    Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"CHAPTER 57

Restroom Access for Retail Sales Customers

Section 44-57-10.    (A)    A retailer selling tangible personal goods in a place of business in this State shall provide restroom facilities for customers in the place of business, and these facilities must be available for use during store hours by customers of the retail business upon the request of a customer. If there is more than one restroom in the place of business, one restroom may be designated for use by women and one for use by men.

(B)    The provisions of this section are supplemental to any other provisions of law requiring restroom facilities in public restaurants and similar establishments."

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

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