302 S.C. 148 (1990)

394 S.E.2d 320

William J. QUIRK, Appellant v. Governor Carroll A. CAMPBELL, The South Carolina Tax Commission, Richland County and Union Camp Corporation, Respondents.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided July 23, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Belton T. Zeigler of Lewis, Babcock, Pleicones & Hawkins, Columbia, for appellant.

William C. Hubbard, George B. Wolfe and Arthur L. Coleman all of Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, Columbia, for respondent Governor Carroll A. Campbell.

Chief Deputy Atty. Gen. Joe L. Allen, Jr. and Asst. Atty. Gen. Ray N. Stevens, Columbia, for respondent South Carolina Tax Com'n.

Joseph Henry of Richland County Attorney's Office, Columbia, for respondent Richland County.

Robert W. Dibble, Jr., Jane W. Trinkley and Benjamin E. Nicholson, V., all of the McNair Law Firm, P.A., Columbia, for respondent Union Camp Corp.

Heard June 5, 1990.

Decided July 23, 1990.

Per Curiam:

This is a taxpayer suit challenging the constitutionality of S.C. Code Ann. § 4-29-67 (Supp. 1989), an amendment to the Industrial Revenue Bond Act (Act)1 allowing a negotiated "fee in lieu of taxes" for projects involving an initial investment of at least $85 million. The Circuit Court upheld the amendment.

We affirm.


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