Current Status Bill Number:
640Ratification Number: 202Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19970410Primary Sponsor: RankinAll Sponsors: RankinDrafted Document Number: jic\6080htc.97Companion Bill Number: 4025Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970604Date of Last Amendment: 19970429Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19970614Action on Governor's Veto: S (see history page)Subject: Rally for recreational vehicles, display of; Public Safety Department to issue permit for; Motor Vehicles
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970617 Veto sustained Senate 19970617 Veto overridden ------ 19970614 Vetoed by Governor ------ 19970609 Ratified R202 House 19970604 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19970603 Read second time House 19970528 Recalled from Committee 21 HEPW House 19970501 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Senate 19970430 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19970429 Read second time Senate 19970429 Committee amendment adopted Senate 19970424 Polled out of Committee: 11 SJ Favorable with amendment Senate 19970410 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 31-17-525 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A RALLY FOR RECREATIONAL VEHICLES AT WHICH ARE DISPLAYED OR EXHIBITED SUCH VEHICLES MAY BE HELD INCLUDING A REQUIREMENT THAT A PERMIT BE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AT A FEE OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS IN ORDER TO CONDUCT SUCH A RALLY, TO LIMIT SUCH RALLIES TO NO MORE THAN EIGHT A YEAR AT A CAMPGROUND, TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF VEHICLES AT A PERMITTED RALLY, TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION, AND TO DEFINE "CAMPGROUND" AND "RALLY" FOR THE ABOVE PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 17, Title 31 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 31-17-525. (A) For purposes of this section:
(1) 'Rally' means a gathering of camping club members who own similar types of recreational vehicles and who register for the event and convene at a campground to conduct family educational and recreational activities which are not open to the general public.
(2) 'Campground' means land and facilities of camp character organized to provide a temporary outdoor living experience for individuals or groups and having membership affiliation in recognized national and state campground organizations and listed in any guidebook, the publication of which is supported in part by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
(B) Vehicles described in Section 31-17-510(a) may not be exhibited or displayed at any rally unless the rally conforms to the definition of that word provided in this section, the rally is held at a campground as defined in this section, and the provisions of this section are complied with. A campground must obtain from the Department of Public Safety a permit for vehicles described in Section 31-17-510(a) to be displayed or exhibited at a rally. No campground shall sponsor more than eight such rallies during a calendar year. No vehicle may be sold or offered for sale at a permitted rally as provided for by this section, but information on the vehicle may be provided and a list of dealers offering the vehicle for sale may be provided.
The permit required pursuant to this section may be obtained by a campground from the Department of Public Safety upon payment of a two hundred fifty-dollar application fee.
(C) A South Carolina licensed travel trailer dealer may participate in a rally under the terms of this section without obtaining a temporary license pursuant to Section 31-17-520(4)."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
In the Senate House _________________________________________.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of ________________________, 1997.
Printer's Date -- June 5, 1997 -- S.