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H*4919 (Rat #0738, Act #0598 of 1990) General Bill, By Fair
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 56-7-70 so as to provide for a law enforcement officer to present appropriate identification immediately upon stopping a driver for a motor vehicle violation; to amend Section 16-9-320, relating to opposing, resisting, and assaulting a law enforcement officer in a serving or arresting process, so as to limit the offense to service or arrest by one whom the person knows or reasonably should know is a law enforcement officer; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 4-9-145 so as to authorize a county governing body to appoint and commission necessary law enforcement officers; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 56-5-935 so as to authorize the United States Department of Energy to place and maintain traffic control devices in Aiken, Allendale, and Barnwell counties on lands acquired by the United States government; to amend Section 23-7-40, relating to the jurisdiction of special constables, so as to define the jurisdiction to apply while he is in fresh pursuit of a person for a misdemeanor or felony committed in his presence or for a felony if he reasonably believes upon prompt information or complaint that the person has committed the felony; to amend Section 23-7-50, relating to the powers and duties of special constables, so as to include the rights and powers of deputy sheriffs to apply to constables; and to amend Section 56-5-40, relating to the exceptions to the applicability of the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways, so as to delete the exceptions providing for a manual for a uniform system of traffic control devices, for the definition of "acquiescence", and for racing penalties, to include an exception prohibiting stop signs and traffic control signals unless the Department of Highways and Public Transportation approves, and to change the reference to Atomic Energy Commission to the Department of Energy.-amended title
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03/29/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-36
03/29/90House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-36
04/18/90House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-9
04/25/90House Amended HJ-83
04/25/90House Read second time HJ-84
04/26/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-34
04/26/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-16
04/26/90Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-16
05/03/90Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-27
05/10/90Senate Read second time SJ-25
05/10/90Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-25
05/31/90Senate Amended SJ-57
05/31/90Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-60
06/06/90House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-79
06/19/90 Ratified R 738
06/25/90 Signed By Governor
06/25/90 Effective date 06/25/90
06/25/90 Act No. 598
07/31/90 Copies available

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