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H*3293 (Rat #0594, Act #0479 of 1992) General Bill, By L.E. Bennett, D.M. Bruce and J.J. Snow
    A Bill to amend Section 56-5-4900, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to motor vehicles and the provision that certain regulations as to brakes are inapplicable to certain farm trailers, so as to provide that Sections 56-5-4850 to 56-5-4900 do not apply to trailers, not exceeding twelve, rather than eight, thousand pounds gross weight, which are pulled behind farm tractors or trucks and used in the transportation of certain farm products and articles to and from farms, to provide that farm trailers exceeding eight thousand pounds gross weight, excluding gooseneck-type trailers, which are not equipped with brakes must be pulled behind farm tractors or behind trucks rated by the manufacturer as having a load capacity of at least one ton and having at least four wheels on the rear axle, to provide that trailers so pulled when pulled by a truck, and not a tractor, must have displayed on the rear signal lamps in accordance with Section 56-5-4730, and to provide that all farm trailers must be equipped with and shall have in use safety chains when the trailers are used to haul farm products and articles on the roads, streets, or highways of this State.-amended title
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01/23/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-10
01/23/91House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-10
03/31/92House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works HJ-31
04/15/92House Amended HJ-34
04/15/92House Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 16, 1992 HJ-35
04/16/92House Amended HJ-18
04/16/92House Read second time HJ-20
04/16/92House Motion noted- reconsider the vote whereby read second time HJ-30
04/21/92House Motion to reconsider tabled HJ-18
04/21/92House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-18
04/22/92Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6
04/22/92Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-6
06/02/92Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation SJ-4
06/02/92Senate Read second time SJ-4
06/02/92Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-5
06/03/92Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-42
06/04/92 Ratified R 594
06/23/92 Signed By Governor
06/23/92 Effective date 06/23/92
06/23/92 Act No. 479
07/08/92 Copies available

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