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SenateBill Number: 640Primary Sponsor: ReeseCommittee Number: 15Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Civil Air Patrol, special license plateResiding Body: SenateComputer Document Number: DKA/4508AL.93Introduced Date: 19930406Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19930406Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: ReeseType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 640 Senate 19930406 Introduced, read first time, 15 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-3-2150 AND 56-3-2170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR COUNTY COUNCIL, SO AS TO ADD A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE CIVIL AIR PATROL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-2150 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-3-2150. (A) The Department of Highways and Public Transportation may issue special motor vehicle license plates to members of municipal and county councils, to civil air patrols, and to county coroners of this State for private motor vehicles registered in their names. The annual fee for these special license plates is the same as the fee provided for in Section 56-3-2020 and only one plate may be issued to any one a councilman, civil air patrol, or coroner. The plate must be issued or revalidated annually for the regular registration and licensing year.
(B) Prior to a municipal council member, a county council member, a civil air patrol, or a county coroner being issued a special license plate pursuant to this article, the department must receive thirty or more applications requesting the issuance of that particular special license plate."
SECTION 2. Section 56-3-2170 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-3-2170. The license plate issued pursuant to this article may be transferred to another vehicle of the same weight class owned by the same person upon application being made to and approved by the department. It is unlawful for any a person to whom such a plate has been issued to knowingly permit it to be displayed on any vehicle except the one authorized by the department. If a holder of such a the plate ceases to be a member of the municipal or county council, or ceases to be the civil air patrol or county coroner he shall immediately return immediately the plate to the department."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.