Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3196Primary Sponsor: J. BrownCommittee Number: 26Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Well and septic tank regulation, mobile homesResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and IndustryDate Tabled: Apr 09, 1991Computer Document Number: JIC/5156.HCIntroduced Date: Jan 09, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Apr 09, 1991Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: J. Brown G. Bailey McBride Mattos Scott Harvin Whipper D. Williams KeyserlingType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3196 House Apr 09, 1991 Tabled in Committee 26 3196 House Jan 09, 1991 Introduced and read first 26 time, referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-29-105 SO AS TO REQUIRE A RETAIL DEALER IN MOBILE HOMES TO CERTIFY THAT THE PURCHASER'S LOT MEETS APPLICABLE ZONING REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICABLE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL REGULATION FOR WELLS AND SEPTIC TANKS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A CONTRACT OF SALE NOT CONTAINING THE CERTIFICATE IS VOIDABLE BY THE PURCHASER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 29, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-29-105. A contract of sale for a mobile home between a retail dealer and a purchaser who intends to place the mobile home on a lot in this State is voidable by the purchaser without penalty unless there is attached to and incorporated into the contract the retail dealer's certificate that the lot specified by the purchaser as the site on which the mobile home is to be located:
(1) meets applicable zoning requirements;
(2) meets or can be made to meet regulations of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control governing wells and septic tanks, if the lot is served or is to be served by a well or septic tank, or both."
SECTION 2. Section 40-29-105 of the 1976 Code as added by this act applies to contracts of sale executed after July 1, 1991.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.