Bill Text: SC S0401 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced

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Bill Title: Millage increases

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-06 - Roll call Ayes-22 Nays-20 [S0401 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0401-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON MILLAGE INCREASES, 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 new 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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