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An Act to Prevent the Sale of Spiritous Liquors Within One Mile of Any Church, School House, or College Within this State.

March 18, 1878

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1877-1878, Page 508.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this Act it shall not be lawful for any person or persons whatsoever to sell or expose for sale any spirituous liquor or liquors within one mile of any church, school house, college or university within this State, and the County Commissioners of the several Counties are hereby prohibited from granting licenses for such purpose: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall apply to incorporated cities, towns and villages.

Sec. 2. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined or imprisoned in the discretion of the Court.

W. D. Simpson, President of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Wade Hampton, III, Governor.

Approved: March 18, 1878

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