Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3124Primary Sponsor: LanfordCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Wreckers, regulation at scene of accidentResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: TransportationComputer Document Number: DKA/4116AL.93Introduced Date: 19930114Date of Last Amendment: 19930413Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930114Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Lanford Littlejohn Beatty Wofford Stone Clyborne Walker Allison McMahand McLeod Davenport Hines Byrd G. Brown ShissiasType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3124 Senate 19930420 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to Committee 3124 House 19930415 Read third time, sent to Senate 3124 House 19930414 Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 15, 1993 3124 House 19930413 Amended, read second time 3124 House 19930407 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 3124 House 19930114 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
April 13, 1993
Introduced by REPS. Lanford, Littlejohn, Beatty, Wofford, Stone, Clyborne, Allison, McMahand, McLeod, Davenport, Hines, Byrd, G. Brown, Shissias and Walker
S. Printed 4/13/93--H.
Read the first time January 14, 1993.
TO AMEND SECTION 4-18-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF LAW REGULATING WRECKERS AT THE SCENE OF ACCIDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A MAXIMUM FINE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, RATHER THAN NOT EXCEEDING TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 4-18-30 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 4-18-30. If a wrecker company or a representative or agent of it proceeds to the scene in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, the owner of the wrecker shall be deemed is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction,
shall must be fined in an amount not to exceed two hundred dollars or imprisoned for a term not to exceed thirty days punished as provided for by county or municipal ordinance. However, no county or municipal ordinance may impose a fine of more than five hundred dollars or imprisonment for a term of more than thirty days. Penalties provided for by county or municipal ordinance may include the revocation of any license issued to conduct business as a wrecker for a period not to exceed six months."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.