Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3331Primary Sponsor: AltmanCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Motor vehicle racingResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryDate Tabled: Feb 04, 1992Computer Document Number: NO5/7150.BDIntroduced Date: Jan 24, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Feb 04, 1992Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Altman KeeganType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3331 House Feb 04, 1992 Tabled in Committee 25 3331 House Jan 24, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1620, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR RACING A MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES, PROVIDE FOR CONFISCATION, FORFEITURE, AND SALE OF THE VEHICLE, AND CONFORM CERTAIN PROVISIONS FOR DRIVERS AND PERSONS WHO ACQUIESCE IN OR PERMIT DRIVING WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE IS RACED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-5-1620 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-5-1620. (A) Any A person violating the provisions of Sections 56-5-1590 to 56-5-1620 by driving a motor vehicle shall, upon conviction, must be fined not less than two four hundred dollars nor more than six eight hundred dollars or imprisoned for not less than two months four nor more than six months, or both, in the discretion of the trial judge court. In addition to such the penalty the driver of any vehicle who violates the provisions of Sections 56-5-1590 to 56-5-1620 shall upon conviction, entry of a plea of guilty or forfeiture of bail must have his driver's license revoked suspended for a period of one year eighteen months, and his vehicle must be confiscated, forfeited to the State, and sold pursuant to Section 56-5-6240.
(B) Any A person violating the provisions of Sections 56-5-1590 to 56-5-1620 by acquiescing in or permitting the driving of his car shall, upon conviction, must be fined not to exceed one more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned for a period not to exceed thirty days more than two months, or both, in the discretion of the court and, in. In addition thereto, shall to the penalty he must have his driver's license and the registration of his vehicle suspended for a period of three six months."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.