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H*3628 (Rat #0157, Act #0094 of 1991) General Bill, By D.M. Beasley
    A Bill to amend Sections 56-1-1710, 56-5-165, 56-5-3720, 56-5-3740, and 56-19-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the definition and operation of mopeds, so as to provide for "moped" to include cycles without pedals, increase the maximum motor capacity from one and one-half to two brake horsepower, and increase the maximum speed capability from twenty-five to thirty miles an hour; to amend Section 56-5-1555, relating to speed limitations of mopeds, so as to provide penalties; to amend Section 56-5-50, relating to the application of the Code provisions regulating traffic on highways to the operation of mopeds, so as to provide that the provisions of Chapter 5 of Title 56 govern the operation of mopeds; and to amend Section 56-5-3750, relating to labeling requirements for mopeds, so as to provide for the attachment of a metal tag to the vehicle identifying it as a moped and provide penalties for violations.-amended title
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02/28/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-7
02/28/91House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-7
04/10/91House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-9
04/16/91House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 17, 1991 HJ-18
04/17/91House Objection by Rep. McElveen & Hodges HJ-43
04/17/91House Read second time HJ-43
04/18/91House Objection by Rep. Rogers, Kirsh, J. Brown & Scott HJ-13
04/24/91House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-34
04/25/91Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-25
05/01/91Senate Read second time SJ-12
05/15/91Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-14
05/21/91 Ratified R 157
05/27/91 Signed By Governor
05/27/91 Effective date 05/27/91
05/27/91 Act No. 94
06/05/91 Copies available

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