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Aiken Council restricts gambling

...referendum held statewide. Two weeks ago, the state Supreme Court threw out the results of the referendum, saying a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis. The state attorney general's office asked the high court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/20/met_200743.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Ruling may call Aiken County's video poker bid

...referendum held statewide that banned video gambling in 12 South Carolina counties, including Aiken. The court said a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis. The state attorney general's office plans to appeal that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/10/met_200477.shtml
Metro
Supreme Court deals poker back to Aiken County

...stated Monday that the referendum was unconstitutional because it criminalized "conduct that is legal under a statewide criminal law" in 12 South Carolina counties. The justices in the majority said the ruling was very narrow and doesn't affect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/05/met_200388.shtml
Metro
Loophole keeps tattooers from drawing business

...Henry McMaster said the new law was "constitutionally suspect" because it lets local governments "opt out of a statewide criminal law." Mr. McMaster issued the opinion at the behest of Sen. Bill Mescher, who tried for years to get tattooing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/30/met_457377.shtml
Metro | Aiken City Council
Looking for a payout

...statewide. In November, the state Supreme Court threw out the results of the 1994 vote. The high court said a statewide criminal law can not be enforced on a county-bycounty basis. Brenda Williams enjoys the games but said she knows her limit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/07/met_206485.shtml
Metro
More limits sought on video poker

...Court reaffirmed its decision, 4-1, to overturn the 1994 county-by-county referendum. The court said a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/20/met_201529.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council | North Augusta City Council
Aiken to recommend zoning changes to limit video poker if it returns

...statewide on the machines. Two weeks ago, the state Supreme Court threw out the results of the referendum saying a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis. The state attorney general's office plans to appeal that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/19/met_200721.shtml
Metro
Aiken gives reprieve to video poker

...out a 1994 referendum that banned the games in 12 South Carolina counties, including Aiken. The court said a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis. Since the court's decision, the county and North Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/14/met_201293.shtml
Metro
For now, poker players dealt back in

...November 1994 county-by-county referendum held statewide that banned the games in 12 counties. The court said a statewide criminal law cannot be enacted on a county-by-county basis. Ms. Morgan and Sheriff Howard Sellers joined Mr. Condon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/20/met_200756.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
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