Current Status Bill Number:
203Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970121Primary Sponsor: GieseAll Sponsors: GieseDrafted Document Number: gjk\23211sd.97Companion Bill Number: 3276Residing Body: HouseDate Tabled: 19970527Current Committee: Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee 26 HLCISubject: Passenger vans, Blind Federation, motor vehicle insurance coverages; Insurance, Handicapped
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970527 Tabled in Committee 26 HLCI House 19970410 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to Committee Senate 19970409 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19970408 Read second time Senate 19970403 Recalled from Committee 02 SBI Senate 19970121 Introduced, read first time, 02 SBI referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 3, 1997
S. Printed 4/3/97--S.
Read the first time January 21, 1997.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-114 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PASSENGER VANS OWNED OR OPERATED BY LOCAL CHAPTERS OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF SOUTH CAROLINA MUST BE INSURED FOR CERTAIN MINIMUM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGES, AND REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO ENFORCE THESE PROVISIONS BY APPROPRIATE REGULATIONS, RULINGS, OR ORDERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 38-77-114. Every passenger van owned or operated by any local chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina must be insured for minimum automobile insurance coverages at the same standard rates as any comparable fifteen passenger church bus.
The Director of the Department of Insurance shall enforce the provisions of this section by appropriate regulations, rulings, or orders."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.