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H*3550 (Rat #0494, Act #0421 of 1992) General Bill, By J.L.M. Cromer and S.G. Manly
    A Bill to amend Section 56-1-745, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to conviction of controlled substance violations, suspension of driver's license, special restricted driver's license and fees, and insurance penalty under the Merit Rating Plan, and Section 56-1-746, relating to driver's license suspension for offenses relating to possession, sale, and consumption of beer, wine, and alcoholic liquors or for unlawful use or alteration of a driver's license, so as to, among other things, add enrollemnt in a college or university as a basis for applying for a special restricted driver's license, provide that such license allows the person to drive to and from his place of education and in the course of his employment or education during the period of suspension, delete certain language, and increase the fee for each special restricted driver's license, including a reissue caused by changes in the place and hours of employment, education, or residence, from ten to twenty dollars; to amend Section 56-3-1970, relating to free parking for handicapped persons, unlawful acts, and penalties, so as to change the applicable penalties; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 56-3-1971, 56-3-1972, 56-3-1973, and 56-3-1974, so as to, among other things, provide that all law enforcement officers issuing tickets on public and private property and State Law Enforcement Division licensed security officers of shopping centers and business and commercial establishments, which provide parking spaces designated for handicapped persons, are authorized to issue a uniform parking violations ticket to a vehicle for violations of the prescribed use of the parking spaces, provide that upon conviction for a violation of Section 56-3-1970, five dollars of the fine assessed must be remitted to the Department of Highways and Public Transportation for administration and implementation costs, provide that for purposes of Article 18, Chapter 3, Title 56 "Free Parking for Handicapped Persons", a uniform parking violations ticket shall consist of five copies and each ticket shall have a unique identifying number, require the Department to have the uniform parking violations ticket printed, require law enforcment and security agencies to order tickets from the Department and to record the identifying numbers of the tickets received by them, provide that the cost of the tickets must be paid by the law enforcement or security agency, provide that a person who wilfully and intentionally violates the provisions of Section 56-3-1973 is guilty of a misdemeanor, provide penalties, and provide that if the failure to account for a ticket or the failure to timely forward the issuing agency's copy or Department record's or audit copy of the ticket is inadvertent or unintentional, the misuse is triable in magistrate's court and, upon conviction, the person must be fined not more than one hundred dollars; and to provide that no person issued a restricted driver's license under the provisions of Section 56-1-745(C) or Section 56-1-746(D) shall subsequently be eligible for issuance of a special restricted driver's license under these provisions.-amended title
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02/20/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-13
02/20/91House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-13
04/17/91House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-16
04/25/91House Amended HJ-76
04/25/91House Read second time HJ-76
04/25/91House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-76
04/26/91House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
04/29/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
04/29/91Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-5
06/05/91Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-43
06/06/91Senate Read second time SJ-33
04/23/92Senate Amended SJ-27
04/23/92Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-29
04/29/92House Senate amendment amended HJ-325
04/29/92House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-327
04/30/92Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-15
05/05/92House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Cromer, Manly & Wilder HJ-3
05/07/92Senate Conference committee appointed Sens. Washington, Stilwell, Holland SJ-4
05/14/92House Free conference powers granted HJ-309
05/14/92House Free conference committee appointed Cromer, Manly & Wilder HJ-311
05/14/92House Free conference report received and adopted HJ-311
05/14/92Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-5
05/14/92Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens. Holland, Washington, Stilwell SJ-5
05/14/92Senate Free conference report received and adopted SJ-5
05/19/92Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-7
05/27/92 Ratified R 494
06/02/92 Signed By Governor
06/02/92 Act No. 421
06/02/92 See act for exception to or explanation of effective date
07/09/92 Copies available

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