Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4666Primary Sponsor: WorleyCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Log or pulpwood trucksResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: CYY/15087SD.93Introduced Date: 19940202Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940202Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Worley KelleyType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4666 House 19940202 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-4110, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LOADS AND COVERS ON VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LOGS OR PULPWOOD IN A TRUCK OR TRUCK TRAILER BEING TRANSPORTED ON THE HIGHWAYS OF THIS STATE MAY NOT PROTRUDE OUT OF THE REAR OF THE TRUCK OR TRAILER BY MORE THAN A TOTAL OF THREE FEET, AND TO ADD A PENALTY PROVISION FOR VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-5-4110 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-5-4110. (A) No person shall operate on any a highway any a vehicle with any a load unless such the load and any covering thereon on it is securely fastened so as to prevent such the covering or load from becoming loose, detached, or in any manner a hazard to other users of the highway.
(B) Logs or pulpwood in a truck or truck trailer being transported on the highways of this State in the manner allowed by law may not protrude out of the rear of the truck or trailer by more than a total of three feet.
(C) Any person operating a vehicle in violation of the provisions of subsection (A) or (B) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction must be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or by a term of imprisonment not exceeding thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.