WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order Number 96-28, issued on September 16, 1996, following Hurricane Fran, the undersigned directed the South Carolina Department of Public Safety to place a moratorium for sixty days on the vehicle gross weight of vehicles set forth in Section 56-5-4140; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order Number 96-28 stated that the sixty day time period could be extended if it is deemed that the effort to salvage timbers needs to continue; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned extended the provisions of Executive Order Number 96-28 until and including December 16, 1996 in Executive Order Number 96-35; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned extended the provisions of Executive Order Number 96-28 until and including April 1, 1997, in Executive Order Number 97-02 issued on January 1, 1997; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned intended that the effective date of Executive Order Number 97-02 be January 10, 1997.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby declare that Executive Order Number 97-02 is clarified to confirm that the effective date of that Order was January 10, 1997.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREATSEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 20TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1997
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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