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H*4033 (Rat #0119) General Bill, By Hixon, Taylor, Blackwell, Clyburn, Allison, Daning, Yow, Erickson, B. Newton, Bennett, Arrington, Murphy, Crawford and Clemmons
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Summary: Speeding in work zones
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1535, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH SPEEDING IN WORK ZONES, SO AS TO DELETE THIS PROVISION, TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER", TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR THIS OFFENSE AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "HIGHWAY WORK ZONE" AND "HIGHWAY WORKER"; TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-720, RELATING TO THE POINT SYSTEM ESTABLISHED FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE DRIVING RECORD OF PERSONS OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFENSE OF ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER RESULTING IN NO INJURY IS A TWO POINT VIOLATION, THE OFFENSE OF ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER IN WHICH INJURY RESULTS IS A FOUR POINT VIOLATION, AND TO DELETE THE OFFENSE OF FAILING TO GIVE A SIGNAL OR GIVING IMPROPER SIGNAL FOR STOPPING, TURNING, OR SUDDENLY DECREASING SPEED AS A FOUR POINT VIOLATION; TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1536 RELATING TO DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-2150, RELATING TO TURNING, STOPPING, AND REDUCING THE SPEED OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AND THE SIGNALS REQUIRED TO BE USED FOR THESE ACTIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PROVISION. - ratified title
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03/22/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 56)
03/22/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 56)
03/23/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Daning, Yow, Erickson, B.Newton, Bennett, Arrington
03/29/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 44)
04/04/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Murphy, Crawford, Clemmons
04/04/17House Amended (House Journal-page 63)
04/04/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 63)
04/04/17House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 72)
04/05/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6)
04/05/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/05/17Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/05/17Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 4)
04/06/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/10/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/10/17Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/11/17Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 41)
05/15/17 Ratified R 119
05/19/17 Signed By Governor



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