Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 436Ratification Number: 516Act Number: 439Primary Sponsor: RichterType of Legislation: GBSubject: Law enforcement vehicle in traffic collisionDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940602Computer Document Number: 436Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19940616Introduced Date: 19930217Date of Last Amendment: 19940601Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19940616Last History Type: Act No. 439Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: RichterType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 436 ------ 19940616 Act No. 439 436 ------ 19940616 Signed by Governor 436 ------ 19940602 Ratified R 516 436 Senate 19940602 Concurred in House amendment, enrolled for ratification 436 House 19940602 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment 436 House 19940601 Amended, read second time 436 House 19940519 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 436 House 19940209 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to Committee 436 Senate 19940209 Read third time, sent to House 436 Senate 19940208 Read second time 436 Senate 19940203 Committee Report: Favorable 15 436 Senate 19930217 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A439, R516, S436)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-765 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR INVESTIGATIONS OF TRAFFIC COLLISIONS WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE OR MOTORCYCLE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IS INVOLVED AND SECTION 56-5-4192 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE MOVEMENT OF MOBILE HOMES ON HIGHWAYS ON A SATURDAY PURSUANT TO OPEN-END PERMITS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Investigations of traffic collisions involving a motor vehicle or
motorcycle of a law enforcement agency or the Department of Public Safety
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-765. (A) When a motor vehicle or motorcycle of a law enforcement agency, except a motor vehicle or motorcycle operated by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, is involved in a traffic collision, regardless of whether another motor vehicle or motorcycle is involved, the State Highway Patrol shall investigate the collision and file a report with findings on whether the agency motor vehicle or motorcycle was operated properly within the guidelines of appropriate statutes and regulations.
(B) When a motor vehicle or motorcycle of the Department of Public Safety is involved in a traffic collision, regardless of whether another motor vehicle or motorcycle is involved, the sheriff of the county in which the collision occurred shall investigate the collision, regardless of whether the collision occurred within an incorporated jurisdiction, and file a report with findings on whether the department's motor vehicle or motorcycle was operated properly within the guidelines of appropriate statutes and regulations.
(C) A law enforcement department or agency may not investigate collisions in which a vehicle or an employee of that department or agency is involved."
Movement of mobile homes on a Saturday authorized
SECTION 2. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-4192. Open-end permits issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 5, Title 56 shall authorize the movement of a mobile home on the highways of this State on a Saturday."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 16th day of June, 1994.