WHEREAS, the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 was signed by President Clinton on November 28, 1995; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 205 of the Act, the National Maximum Speed Limits were repealed, effective on December 8, 1995; and
WHEREAS, this Act provides for an extension of existing speed limits by Order of the undersigned; and
WHEREAS, the South Carolina General Assembly is not in session.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, and pursuant to the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995, it is Ordered that all maximum speed limits which existed on November 28, 1995 shall remain in full force and effect, unless modified by the South Carolina General Assembly or by Executive Order. It is further Ordered that the Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Safety, and other appropriate agencies shall conduct studies with regard to possible modifications of existing speed limits and shall report to the undersigned once the studies have been completed.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT
SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
THIS 30TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1995
DAVID M. BEASLEY
JAMES M. MILES
Secretary of State
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