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A86, R104, S211
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2015
Introduced in the House on April 28, 2015
Passed by the General Assembly on June 4, 2015
Governor's Action: June 8, 2015, Signed
Summary: Golf cart paths
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/10/2014 Senate Prefiled 12/10/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation 12/11/2014 Scrivener's error corrected 1/13/2015 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 134) 1/13/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 134) 4/14/2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 12) 4/15/2015 Scrivener's error corrected 4/22/2015 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 12) 4/22/2015 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 12) 4/23/2015 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 19) 4/28/2015 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9) 4/28/2015 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 9) 5/19/2015 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 50) 5/20/2015 House Requests for debate-Rep(s). White, Pitts, Hill, Yow, Sandifer, Herbkersman, Clemmons, Athony, Daning, Brannon, Stringer, GR Smith, Sottile, Crosby, Norman, Merrill, Hicks 6/3/2015 House Read second time (House Journal-page 174) 6/3/2015 House Roll call Yeas-72 Nays-25 (House Journal-page 175) 6/4/2015 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 28) 6/4/2015 Ratified R 104 6/8/2015 Signed By Governor 6/18/2015 Effective date 06/08/15 6/19/2015 Act No. 86
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A86, R104, S211)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-105, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMITS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAY CREATE SEPARATE GOLF CART PATHS ON STREETS AND ROADS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-2-105(E) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 177 of 2012, is further amended to read:
"(E)(1) A political subdivision may, on designated streets or roads within the political subdivision's jurisdiction, reduce the area in which a permitted golf cart may operate from four miles to no less than two miles.
(2) A political subdivision may, on primary highways, secondary highways, streets, or roads within the political subdivision's jurisdiction, create separate golf cart paths on the shoulder of its primary highways, secondary highways, streets and roads for the purpose of golf cart transportation, if:
(a) the political subdivision obtains the necessary approvals, if any, to create the golf cart paths; and
(b) the golf cart path is:
(i) separated from the traffic lanes by a hard concrete curb;
(ii) separated from the traffic lanes by parking spaces; or
(iii) separated from the traffic lanes by a distance of four feet or more.
(3) A political subdivision may not reduce or otherwise amend the other restrictions placed on the operation of a permitted golf cart contained in this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 4th day of June, 2015.
Approved the 8th day of June, 2015.
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