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A60, R112, H3678
Sponsors: Reps. D.C. Moss, Whipper, Anthony, Herbkersman, Merrill, Nanney, G.M. Smith, Thompson and Weeks
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Introduced in the House on March 9, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on May 12, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on May 19, 2009
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/9/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-9 3/9/2009 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-9 4/23/2009 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-223 4/29/2009 House Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 30, 2009 HJ-210 4/30/2009 House Read second time HJ-21 5/12/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-23 5/12/2009 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-6 5/14/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-28 5/19/2009 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-18 5/27/2009 Ratified R 112 6/2/2009 Signed By Governor 6/11/2009 Effective date 06/02/09 6/12/2009 Act No. 60
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A60, R112, H3678)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE GROSS WEIGHTS OF VEHICLES THAT MAY BE OPERATED ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Maximum allowable gross weights of vehicles
SECTION 1. Section 56-5-4140(B)(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(1) Dump trucks, dump trailers, trucks carrying agricultural products, concrete mixing trucks, fuel oil trucks, line trucks, and trucks designated and constructed for special type work or use are not required to conform to the axle spacing requirements of this section. However, the vehicle is limited to a weight of twenty thousand pounds for each axle plus scale tolerances and the maximum gross weight of these vehicles may not exceed the maximum weight allowed by subsection (A)(1) for the appropriate number of axles, plus allowable scale tolerances."
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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