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A39, R95, H3134
Sponsors: Reps. Bowers and Long
Document Path: l:\council\bills\swb\5608cm09.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 120, 3820
Introduced in the House on January 13, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on April 30, 2009
Last Amended on April 29, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on May 19, 2009
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Signed
Summary: Special license plates
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/16/2008 House Prefiled 12/16/2008 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 1/13/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-60 1/13/2009 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-60 3/31/2009 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Long 4/23/2009 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works HJ-223 4/28/2009 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 29, 2009 HJ-44 4/29/2009 House Amended HJ-207 4/29/2009 House Read second time HJ-210 4/29/2009 House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 HJ-210 4/30/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-15 4/30/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13 4/30/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-13 4/30/2009 Scrivener's error corrected 5/13/2009 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation SJ-51 5/14/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-29 5/19/2009 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-19 5/27/2009 Ratified R 95 6/2/2009 Signed By Governor 6/11/2009 Effective date 06/02/09 6/12/2009 Act No. 39
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A39, R95, H3134)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-9910, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISIONS THAT RELATE TO THE ISSUANCE, PRODUCTION, AND FEE FOR THIS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Gold Star Family Special License Plates
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-9910 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 347 of 2008, is further amended to read:
"Section 56-3-9910. (A) The Department of Motor Vehicles may issue 'Gold Star Family' special license plates to owners of private passenger motor vehicles as defined in Section 56-3-630 registered in the names of members of the immediate family of United States armed forces members killed in action. The fee for this special license plate is the regular motor vehicle license fee contained in Article 5, Chapter 3 of this title. The special fee required by Section 56-3-2020 is waived. The license plates issued pursuant to this section must conform to a design agreed to by the department and the chief executive officer of the South Carolina Chapter of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. or other similar organization operating in this State.
(B) Notwithstanding another provision of law, the provisions contained in Section 56-3-8000(B) and (C) do not apply to the production and distribution of 'Gold Star Family' special license plates.
(C) For the purposes of this section, 'members of the immediate family' means a person who is a parent, spouse, sibling, or child of a armed forces member killed in action. Each qualifying person is entitled to a limit of two 'Gold Star Family' special license plates."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of May, 2009.
Approved the 2nd day of June, 2009.
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