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S*1199 (Rat #0464, Act #0399 of 1992) General Bill, By I.E. Lourie, D.L. Hinds, Land, J.A. Martin and McConnell
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 56-5-2735 so as to prohibit driving into an intersection, crosswalk, or railroad crossing unless there is space on the other side for vehicles to pass without obstruction, to prohibit passing within one hundred feet of a railroad grade crossing, and to require a vehicle stopping at a railroad crossing to keep to the right and not form two lanes of traffic unless the road is so marked; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 58-15-1625 so as to authorize the Department of Highways and Public Transportation to close and abolish the right-of-way in a railroad grade crossing and provide the requirements and procedure for the closing, to amend Section 56-5-1880, relating to limitations on driving on the left of the centerline, so as to delete the reference to railroad grade crossing, to amend Section 56-5-2720, relating to the vehicles required to stop at all railroad grade crossings, so as to require school buses or motor vehicles with a capacity of sixteen or more persons to stop at such crossings, to revise the exceptions to this requirement, and to delete the requirement of the Department to promulgate regulations detailing which vehicles must stop at grade crossings, and to amend Sections 56-5-2775 and 56-5-3210, relating to penalties for traffic violations, so as to include the offenses established by this Act.-amended title
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01/16/92Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-17
01/16/92Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-17
03/24/92Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation SJ-16
03/25/92Senate Amended SJ-18
03/25/92Senate Read second time SJ-20
04/14/92Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-11
04/15/92House Introduced and read first time HJ-21
04/15/92House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-22
04/30/92House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-27
05/12/92House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 13, 1992 HJ-2
05/13/92House Read second time HJ-36
05/14/92House Read third time and enrolled HJ-300
05/27/92 Ratified R 464
06/01/92 Signed By Governor
06/01/92 Effective date 06/01/92
06/01/92 Act No. 399
06/26/92 Copies available

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