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SB 1227 - Prohibits Camping on State House Grounds - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

James Smith, Jr. Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (85-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Camping on State House Grounds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits camping on State House grounds.

Highlights:
  • Forbids the use of the State House grounds for the following purposes (Sec. 1):
    • Camping;
    • Sleeping;
    • Building a campfire;
    • Storing personal belongings in preparation for camping;
    • Erecting tents or other structures used for outdoor living;
    • Digging without a permit; and 
    • Cooking.
  • Defines “State House grounds” as the steps of the State House building and the outside area of the capitol complex (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that these actions are forbidden regardless of the intent of the participant or the other activities in which the participant is engaged (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Camping on State House Grounds

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