Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3590Primary Sponsor: J. BaileyCommittee Number: 26Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Uninsured motorist involved in accidentResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and IndustryComputer Document Number: 436/11314.dwIntroduced Date: Feb 26, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Jan 16, 1992Last History Type: Recommitted to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: J. BaileyType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3590 House Jan 16, 1992 Recommitted to Committee 26 3590 House May 09, 1991 Objection withdrawn by Representative 3590 House Apr 24, 1991 Objection by Representative 3590 House Apr 17, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 26 with amendment 3590 House Feb 26, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 26 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 17, 1991
S. Printed 4/17/91--H.
Read the first time February 26, 1991.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3590), to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 38-77-245 so as to provide that when a uninsured motor vehicle is involved in an accident, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 38-77-245. When a person knowingly operates an uninsured motor vehicle and is involved in a motor vehicle accident where the driver of the other vehicle who is insured is at fault, the driver of the uninsured vehicle may not recover damages for the injury or destruction of property."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor./
Amend title to conform.
THOMAS C. ALEXANDER, for Committee.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 38-77-245 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A UNINSURED MOTOR VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT WHERE THE INSURED DRIVER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE IS AT FAULT, THE UNINSURED DRIVER, IF ANY, IS ENTITLED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES FOR BODILY INJURY ONLY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 38-77-245. When an uninsured motor vehicle is involved in a motor vehicle accident where the driver of the other vehicle who is insured is at fault, the uninsured driver, if any, is entitled to actual damages for bodily injury only."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.