Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 328Primary Sponsor: WashingtonCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: School buses, speed limit increasedResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: DKA/4163AL.93Introduced Date: 19930128Date of Last Amendment: 19930330Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930401Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Washington Bryan Patterson Matthews Waldrep Ford Glover JacksonType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 328 House 19930401 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to Committee 328 Senate 19930331 Read third time, sent to House 328 Senate 19930330 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments 328 Senate 19930325 Committee Report: Favorable 04 with amendment 328 Senate 19930128 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
March 30, 1993
Introduced by SENATORS Washington, Bryan, Patterson, Matthews, Waldrep, Ford, Glover and Jackson
S. Printed 3/30/93--S.
Read the first time January 28, 1993.
TO AMEND SECTION 59-67-515, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPEED LIMIT OF SCHOOL BUSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE SPEED LIMIT TO FORTY-FIVE MILES AN HOUR.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 59-67-515 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 351 of 1992, is amended to read:
"Section 59-67-515. No public school bus may be operated in this State in excess of thirty-five forty-five miles an hour, except as provided in Section 59-67-525 when traveling on a highway with a posted maximum speed above fifty-five miles per hour, or when traveling to and from special events which necessitate travel on interstate or state primary highways. Special event variances from the authorized speed limit for public school buses must be obtained by written authorization from the Department of Education. In no instance may the public school bus be authorized to exceed the speed of fifty-five miles an hour."
SECTION 2. Section 59-57-625 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.