Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 397Primary Sponsor: ReeseCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Mayor, special license plates forResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: NO5/8856AL.93Introduced Date: 19930209Date of Last Amendment: 19930316Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930318Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: ReeseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 397 House 19930318 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to Committee 397 Senate 19930317 Read third time, sent to House 397 Senate 19930316 Amended, read second time 397 Senate 19930311 Committee Report: Favorable 15 with amendment 397 Senate 19930209 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
March 16, 1993
S. Printed 3/16/93--S.
Read the first time February 9, 1993.
TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-2150 AND 56-3-2170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR COUNTY COUNCIL, SO AS TO ADD A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE MAYOR.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-2150 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-3-2150. (A) The Department of Highways and Public Transportation may issue special motor vehicle license plates to members of municipal and county councils, to mayors, and to county coroners of this State for private motor vehicles registered in their names. The annual fee for these special license plates is the same as the fee provided for in Section 56-3-2020 and only one plate may be issued to any one a councilman, mayor, or coroner. The plate must be issued or revalidated annually for the regular registration and licensing year.
(B) Prior to a municipal council member, a county council member, a mayor, or a county coroner being issued a special license plate pursuant to this article, the department must receive thirty or more applications requesting the issuance of that particular special license plate."
SECTION 2. Section 56-3-2170 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-3-2170. The license plate issued pursuant to this article may be transferred to another vehicle of the same weight class owned by the same person upon application being made to and approved by the department. It is unlawful for any a person to whom such a plate has been issued to knowingly permit it to be displayed on any vehicle except the one authorized by the department. If a holder of such a the plate ceases to be a member of the municipal or county council, or ceases to be the mayor or county coroner he shall immediately return immediately the plate to the department."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.