Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Chapter 5, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-35. (A) A political subdivision, county, or municipality may not impose a fine for a violation of a local traffic ordinance, rule, or regulation that exceeds one hundred twenty five percent of the maximum fine that may be imposed in this chapter for a traffic violation, the elements of which are the same, or substantially the same as the local traffic violation. If however, the political subdivision, county, or municipality collects a fine that exceeds one hundred twenty five percent of the amount of the maximum fine allowed for that violation in this chapter, the political subdivision, county, or municipality shall remit to the State Treasurer to be credited to the state general fund the amount of excess fines collected.
(B) This section does not preclude a political subdivision, county, or municipality from charging and collecting a court cost, assessment, or surcharge in connection with a local traffic violation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.