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HouseBill Number: 3105Primary Sponsor: CromerCommittee Number: 15Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Fire lane, parking in prohibitedResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: TransportationComputer Document Number: BBM/9079JM.93Introduced Date: 19930113Date of Last Amendment: 19930310Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930316Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: CromerType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3105 Senate 19930316 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to Committee 3105 House 19930311 Read third time, sent to Senate 3105 House 19930310 Amended, read second time 3105 House 19930309 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, March 10, 1993 3105 House 19930308 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, March 9, 1993 3105 House 19930303 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 3105 House 19930113 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
March 10, 1993
S. Printed 3/10/93--H.
Read the first time January 13, 1993.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2535 SO AS TO MAKE IT A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE, EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO STOP, STAND, OR PARK A VEHICLE IN FRONT OF, ADJACENT TO, OR INSIDE A DESIGNATED FIRE LANE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PUNISHMENT FOR THIS VIOLATION IN THE SAME MANNER AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 56-3-1970 FOR UNLAWFULLY PARKING A VEHICLE IN A PARKING PLACE CLEARLY DESIGNATED FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-2535. Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge passengers, in front of, adjacent to, or inside a designated fire lane.
A person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction and notwithstanding any other provision of law, must be punished in the same manner as provided in Section 56-3-1970 for unlawfully parking a vehicle in a parking place clearly designated for handicapped persons.
All law enforcement officers issuing tickets on public and private property and State Law Enforcement Division - licensed security officers of shopping centers and business and commercial establishments are authorized to issue a uniform parking violation ticket to the vehicle for violations of this section in the same manner as provided in Section 56-3-1971 to 56-3-1974."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.