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H 4033 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
    A BILL 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 AND PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERMS "HIGHWAY WORK ZONE" AND "HIGHWAY WORKER", TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF "ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER", AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR THIS OFFENSE; 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 OCCURS IS A FOUR POINT VIOLATION, AND THE OFFENSE OF ENDANGERMENT OF A HIGHWAY WORKER IN WHICH GREAT BODILY INJURY OCCURS IS A SIX POINT VIOLATION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-1536 RELATING TO DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES AND PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DRIVING IN TEMPORARY WORK ZONES.
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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



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