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A61, R71, S459
Sponsors: Senator Grooms
Document Path: SR-0045JG23.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 26, 2023
Introduced in the House on March 28, 2023
Last Amended on March 14, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate
Summary: Alcohol Sales at Airports
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|1/26/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3)|
|1/26/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 3)|
|2/10/2023||Scrivener's error corrected|
|3/2/2023||Senate||Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation (Senate Journal-page 15)|
|3/3/2023||Scrivener's error corrected|
|3/14/2023||Senate||Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 23)|
|3/14/2023||Senate||Read second time (Senate Journal-page 23)|
|3/14/2023||Senate||Roll call Ayes-28 Nays-12 (Senate Journal-page 23)|
|3/22/2023||Senate||Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11)|
|3/28/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 37)|
|3/28/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 37)|
|5/3/2023||House||Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 89)|
|5/9/2023||House||Debate adjourned (House Journal-page 23)|
|5/10/2023||House||Requests for debate-Rep(s). McCravy, Magnuson, Haddon, Harris, Moss, Cromer, Oremus, Nutt, Hiott, Elliott, Chumley, Long, Burns, Leber, White, Gilliam (House Journal-page 25)|
|5/10/2023||House||Read second time (House Journal-page 133)|
|5/10/2023||House||Roll call Yeas-80 Nays-31 (House Journal-page 133)|
|5/11/2023||House||Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 55)|
|5/17/2023||Ratified R 71|
|5/19/2023||Signed By Governor|
|5/26/2023||Effective date 05/19/23|
|5/26/2023||Act No. 61|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A61, R71, S459)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY ADDING SECTION 55-9-235, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF LIQUOR BY THE DRINK THROUGHOUT THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION-SCREENED PORTION OF QUALIFYING SOUTH CAROLINA AIRPORTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Alcohol sales at airports
SECTION 1. Chapter 9, Title 55 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 55-9-235. (A) During the hours of airport operation, any business establishment or concessionaire operating in the Transportation Security Administration-screened portion of Charleston International Airport, Columbia Metropolitan Airport, Florence Regional Airport, Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, Hilton Head Island Airport, or Myrtle Beach International Airport may, upon the written approval of the respective airport authority, sell alcoholic liquor by the drink to a person twenty-one years of age or older for consumption throughout the Transportation Security Administration-screened portion of the establishment's or concessionaire's respective airport terminal, provided that the establishment or concessionaire is licensed in South Carolina to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink for on-premise consumption.
(B) A person twenty-one years of age or older may purchase and consume alcoholic liquor by the drink throughout the interior of the Transportation Security Administration-screened portion of the respective airport terminal, provided that the purchase is from an approved business establishment or concessionaire licensed in South Carolina to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink for on-premise consumption.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 17th day of May, 2023.
Approved the 19th day of May, 2023.
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