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H 3358 - Prohibits a local government from removing the monument or memorial of an historical figure

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Stewart Jones
Last Action: 1/12/2021 - House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
House Committee: Judy
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a local government from removing the monument or memorial of an historical figure or the name of an historical figure for which a structure is named.

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H 3358 General Bill, By Jones
Summary: Monuments and memorials
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 6-1-190 SO AS TO PROHIBIT A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM REMOVING THE MONUMENT OR MEMORIAL OF AN HISTORICAL FIGURE OR THE NAME OF AN HISTORICAL FIGURE FOR WHICH A STRUCTURE IS NAMED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY MEMBER OF A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY WHO VOTES FOR SUCH REMOVAL IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND MUST BE FINED TWENTY-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.
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12/09/20House Prefiled
12/09/20House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 169)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 169)



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