South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 3615

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Wheeler
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11129dg21.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 401

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2021
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means

Summary: Millage increases, limitations

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 260)
   1/12/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 260)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2021

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON MILLAGE INCREASES, SO AS TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY TO SUSPEND THE LIMITATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING A FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 6-1-320 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:

    "( )    Notwithstanding the limitation upon millage rate increases contained in subsection (A), the governing body of a county, by a positive majority vote, may adopt an ordinance or resolution, to suspend the millage rate limitation for the purpose of supporting a fire protection district created pursuant to Chapter 19, Title 4."

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

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