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5036Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020409Primary Sponsor: NeilsonAll Sponsors: Neilson, Bales, Dantzler, Davenport, Freeman, Harrell, Haskins, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Leach, Rodgers, Snow, Stille, Stuart and VaughnDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22460cm02.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Persons convicted of causing motor vehicle accident, at a minimum, must be fined two hundred dollars and have driver's license suspended until completing driver training courseHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20020409 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-287 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF CAUSING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTY, MUST BE FINED TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS AND HAVE HIS DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENDED UNTIL HE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES A DRIVER TRAINING COURSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-1-287. Notwithstanding another provision of law, a person who is convicted of causing a motor vehicle accident, in addition to any other penalty, must be fined two hundred dollars and have his driver's license suspended until he successfully completes a driver training course."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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