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S 1397 General Bill, By L.E. Richter
    A Bill to amend Article 1, Chapter 1, Title 56, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 56-1-285, so as to provide for a six month's suspension of the driver's license of a person under the age of twenty-one who has a blood alcohol content in excess of two and one half one-hundredths of one percent, to provide that licensed drivers under twenty-one have consented to be tested, to limit testing to incidents in which a person has been arrested for a traffic offense, to prescribe the method and procedures for testing and require an automatic six-month's suspension for refusal to be tested, to provide that the suspension begins immediately upon the officer taking possession of the license, to provide for an administrative hearing on the suspension at the driver's request, and to provide that a person whose license is suspended is not required to file proof of financial responsibility.
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04/25/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
04/25/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-5

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