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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-5-285 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE TREASURER TO WITHHOLD ALL DISBURSEMENTS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND FOR ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY THAT REMOVES THE MONUMENT OR MEMORIAL OF AN HISTORICAL FIGURE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 5, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-5-285. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a county or municipality removes the monument or memorial of an historical figure, then the Treasurer shall withhold all disbursements from the local government fund for that county or municipality for the remainder of the fiscal year and the following fiscal year."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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