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TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-5670, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF A DEMOLISHER, A METALS RECYCLER, AND A PERSON WHO DISPOSES OF A VEHICLE TO A DEMOLISHER OR METALS RECYCLER, SO AS TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHES THE CONDITION OF A VEHICLE THAT MAY BE DISPOSED TO A DEMOLISHER, OR SECONDARY METALS RECYCLER WITHOUT TITLE CERTIFICATE, MAGISTRATES ORDER OF SALE, OR SHERIFF'S DISPOSAL AUTHORITY CERTIFICATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-5-5670(E)(1)(b) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 272 of 2012, is amended to read:
"(b) the vehicle:
( i) is lawfully in the person or entity's possession;
( ii) is twelve model years old or older;
(iii) does not have a valid registration plate affixed;
(iv) has no engine
or is otherwise totally inoperable.; and
(v) to make it operable, has repair costs that exceed eighty percent of its value as junk."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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