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Sponsors: Reps. Clyburn, M.S. McLeod, Jefferson, Williams, Hosey and Gilliard
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Introduced in the House on January 8, 2013
Introduced in the Senate on May 21, 2013
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: Regional transportation authorities
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/11/2012 House Prefiled 12/11/2012 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 1/8/2013 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 44) 1/8/2013 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 44) 1/10/2013 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: M.S.McLeod 5/1/2013 House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 143) 5/2/2013 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jefferson, Williams, Hosey, Gilliard 5/2/2013 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Putnam, Bedingfield, Loftis, Stringer, Forrester, Erickson, Gambrell, Gagnon, Thayer, Sandifer (House Journal-page 35) 5/15/2013 House Read second time (House Journal-page 171) 5/15/2013 House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-23 (House Journal-page 171) 5/16/2013 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 38) 5/21/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5) 5/21/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 5)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 1, 2013
S. Printed 5/1/13--H.
Read the first time January 8, 2013.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-25-110 SO AS TO REQUIRE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS WITHIN THEIR SERVICE AREAS THAT MAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FOR CERTAIN QUALIFYING VETERANS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 25, Title 58 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 58-25-110. Notwithstanding another provision of law, within ninety days of the effective date of this act, each regional transportation authority created pursuant to this chapter must develop and implement a program within its service area that makes public transportation available at no charge to a veteran who can provide proof that he is a legal resident of this State and:
(1) is a member or former member of the armed forces who was a prisoner of war (POW) in World War II, the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam Conflict;
(2) is a recipient of the Purple Heart;
(3) qualifies for the special license plate for wartime disabled veterans issued pursuant to Section 56-3-1110;
(4) has a qualifying service-connected disability and is receiving United States Department of Veterans' Affairs (USDVA) disability compensation of ten percent or greater; or
(5) has a qualifying service-connected disability and is receiving military disability retirement pay in lieu of USDVA compensation at a rate of ten percent or greater."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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