Current Status Bill Number:
909Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19980114Primary Sponsor: GroomsAll Sponsors: GroomsDrafted Document Number: jic\5106htc.98Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFSubject: Motor vehicle, carrier; transportation of both persons and property for taxation purposes
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19980114 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2810, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF PROPERTY TAXATION OF MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "MOTOR CARRIER" AND "MOTOR VEHICLE" TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEFINITIONS EXTEND TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF BOTH PROPERTY AND PERSONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Items (A) and (B) of Section 12-37-2810 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 461 of 1996, are amended respectively to read:
"(A) 'Motor carrier' means a person who owns, controls, operates, manages, or leases a motor vehicle for the transportation of property or persons in intrastate or interstate commerce. Motor carriers are further defined as being a South Carolina based International Registration Plan registrant or owning or leasing real property within this State used directly in the transportation of freight.
(B) 'Motor vehicle' means a motor propelled vehicle used for the transportation of property or persons on a public highway with a gross vehicle weight of greater than twenty-six thousand pounds."
SECTION 2. This act is effective for calendar years beginning after 1997.