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S 0580 General Bill, By H.C. Smith and W.R. Lee
    A Bill to amend Sections 56-1-1710, 56-5-165, 56-5-1555, 56-5-3720, 56-5-3740, and 56-19-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the definition and operation of mopeds, so as to provide for "moped" to include cycles without pedals, increase the maximum motor capacity from one and one-half to two brake horsepower, and increase the maximum speed capability from twenty-five to thirty miles an hour; to amend Section 56-5-50, relating to the application of the Code provisions regulating traffic on highways to the operation of mopeds, so as to provide for the requirement to wear a helmet and goggles or a face shield to apply; and to amend Section 56-5-3750, relating to labeling requirements for mopeds, so as to provide for the attachment of a metal tag to the vehicle identifying it as a moped and provide penalties for violations.
03/28/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
03/28/89Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-5
04/11/89Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-11
02/08/90Senate Read second time SJ-31
02/08/90Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-31
02/15/90Senate Amended SJ-38
02/15/90Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-39
02/20/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-18
02/20/90House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-18
04/25/90House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works HJ-60
05/03/90House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 9, 1990 HJ-26
05/09/90House Objection by Rep. McElveen, McLeod & Hodges HJ-21

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