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March 11, 1999
S. Printed 3/11/99--S.
Read the first time February 23, 1999.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CITIZEN OF GERMANY OR JAPAN WHO IS AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, WHO IS EMPLOYED IN THIS STATE, AND WHO HAS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED BY EITHER NATION MAY DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR FOUR YEARS IN THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-1-30(6) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(6) A citizen of
France a foreign jurisdiction whose licensing procedure is at least as strict as South Carolina's, as determined by the department, who is at least eighteen years of age, who is employed in South Carolina, and who has a valid driver's license issued by that nation jurisdiction may drive in this State for four five years if the foreign jurisdiction provides a reciprocal arrangement for South Carolina residents. The provisions of this item also shall apply to the dependents of foreign nationals who qualify under this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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