2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 15 - OFFENSES AGAINST MORALITY AND DECENCY
SECTION 16-15-315. Condition on certain sales for resale or on franchising rights that obscene material be received for resale prohibited; penalties.


SC Code § 16-15-315 (2013) What's This?

No person shall, as a condition to any sale, allocation, consignment, or delivery for resale of any paper, magazine, book, periodical, publication, digital electronic file require that the purchaser or consignee receive for resale any other article, book, publication, or digital electronic file which is obscene within the meaning of Section 16-15-305 nor shall any person deny or threaten to deny any franchise or impose or threaten to impose any penalty, financial or otherwise, by reason of the failure or refusal of any person to accept the articles, books, publications, or digital electronic files, or by reason of the return thereof. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be imprisoned for not more than one year or fined not more than one thousand dollars, or both.

HISTORY: 1987 Act No. 168 Section 3, eff October 1, 1987; 2001 Act No. 81, Section 8.

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