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HouseBill Number: 4317Primary Sponsor: RudnickCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: License plates to identify countyResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksDate Tabled: 19940322Computer Document Number: DKA/3076AL.94Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940322Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Rudnick HarvinType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4317 House 19940322 Tabled in Committee 21 4317 House 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to Committee 4317 House 19931201 Prefiled, referred to 21 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1230, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIFICATIONS OF LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT LICENSE PLATES STATE THE COUNTY FROM WHICH IT WAS ISSUED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-1230(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Section 22U, Part II, Act 164 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"(A) License plates must be at least six inches wide and not less than twelve inches in length and must show in bold characters the year of registration, serial number, the full name or the abbreviation of the name of the State, the name of the county from which it was issued, and other distinctive markings the department may consider advisable to indicate the class of the weight of the vehicle for which the license plate was issued. The plate must be of a strength and quality to provide a minimum service of five years. A new license plate including personalized and special plates must be provided by the department at intervals the department considers appropriate but at least every six years. License plates issued for vehicles in excess of twenty-six thousand pounds must be issued biennially, and no revalidation sticker may be issued for the plates."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.