Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4879Primary Sponsor: L. MartinType of Legislation: JRSubject: Outdoor advertising signsResiding Body: HouseDate Tabled: May 28, 1992Computer Document Number: DKA/3959.ALIntroduced Date: May 26, 1992Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: May 28, 1992Last History Type: TabledScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: L. Martin Phillips JenningsType of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 4879 House May 28, 1992 Tabled 4879 House May 26, 1992 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
May 26, 1992
Introduced by REPS. L. Martin, Phillips and Jennings
S. Printed 5/26/92--H.
Read the first time May 26, 1992.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNS FROM REMOVAL AND PENALTIES FOR ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS IN ORDER TO ALLOW PERMITS TO BE ISSUED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-140, RELATING TO SIGNS PERMITTED ALONG INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO EXEMPT TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL, POLITICAL, AND SPECIAL EVENT SIGNS FROM PERMIT REQUIREMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. A sign in existence adjacent to an interstate or federal aid primary highway which is illegal solely because a permit has not been issued by the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation is allowed to remain erected without penalty for one hundred twenty days from passage of this resolution in order to allow for the application for a permit to be made.
SECTION 2. Section 57-25-140(A) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"(9) signs of thirty-two square feet or less advertising agricultural products of a seasonal nature, signs of a political nature, or signs advertising special events which are erected temporarily for ninety days or less. The provisions of this item are effective only for one year from the date of its enactment."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.