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A302, R376, H4980
Sponsors: Rep. Witherspoon
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Introduced in the House on March 17, 2004
Introduced in the Senate on April 21, 2004
Last Amended on April 15, 2004
Passed by the General Assembly on May 28, 2004
Governor's Action: September 8, 2004, Signed
Summary: Certificate of veterinary inspection for out-of-state livestock
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/17/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-59 3/17/2004 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-60 4/14/2004 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-6 4/15/2004 House Amended HJ-86 4/20/2004 House Read second time HJ-27 4/21/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-14 4/21/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-39 4/21/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-39 4/22/2004 Scrivener's error corrected 5/25/2004 Senate Committee report: Favorable Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-19 5/27/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-280 5/27/2004 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-280 5/28/2004 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-1 6/2/2004 Ratified R 376 9/8/2004 Signed By Governor 9/13/2004 Copies available 9/13/2004 Effective date 09/08/04 9/14/2004 Act No. 302
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A302, R376, H4980)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 47-4-60, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO A CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION FOR OUT-OF-STATE LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY ENTERING THIS STATE, AND THE QUARANTINE OF UNCERTIFIED ANIMALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF LIVESTOCK-POULTRY HEALTH MAY AUTHORIZE EQUINE INTERSTATE EVENT PERMITS THAT MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION, ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION, AND A CURRENT NEGATIVE COGGINS TEST.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Equine interstate event permits
SECTION 1. Section 47-4-60 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 22 of 1995, is further amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"( ) The Director of the Division of Livestock-Poultry Health may authorize equine interstate event permits that must include a certificate of veterinary inspection, animal identification, and a current negative Coggins test."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 2nd day of June, 2004.
Approved the 8th day of September, 2004.
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