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Bill Number: 398 Ratification Number: 261 Act Number 185 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Unlawful parking on private property without permission
(A185, R261, S398)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 16-11-760, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL PARKING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT PERMISSION, SO AS TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-7-10, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM TRAFFIC TICKET AND THE OFFENSES CHARGED THROUGH USE OF THIS TICKET, SO AS TO ADD A VIOLATION OF SECTION 16-11-760 TO THE LIST OF THESE OFFENSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-11-760 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"Any person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction must be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars and not exceeding one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding thirty days, and this punishment is in addition to the other remedies which are authorized in this section."
Uniform traffic ticket may be used
SECTION 2. The crime in Section 16-11-760 of the 1976 Code is added to the list of crimes in Section 56-7-10 of the 1976 Code for which the uniform traffic ticket is to be used.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.