South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 3297

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Yow, West and Thayer
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5170cm17.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works

Summary: Driver's license

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/15/2016  House   Prefiled
  12/15/2016  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
   1/10/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 152)
   1/10/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 
                        (House Journal-page 152)
    3/8/2017  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/15/2016

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-3350, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES THAT CONTAIN A VETERAN DESIGNATION, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN SEPARATED FROM THE NATIONAL GUARD ARE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT CONTAINS A VETERAN DESIGNATION.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 56-1-3350(B) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 275 of 2016, is further amended to read:

"(B)    An applicant for a new, renewed, or replacement South Carolina driver's license may apply to the Department of Motor Vehicles to obtain a veteran designation on the front of his driver's license by providing a:

(1)    United States Department of Defense discharge certificate, also known as a DD Form 214, or a National Guard separation report, also known as an NGB Form 22, that shows a characterization of service, or discharge status of 'honorable' or 'general under honorable conditions' and establishes the person's qualifying military service in the United States Armed Forces or the National Guard; and

(2)    payment of a one dollar fee that must be collected by the department and placed by the Comptroller General into the State Highway Fund as established by Section 57-11-20, to be distributed as provided in Section 11-43-167."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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