Current Status Bill Number:
1386Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960423Primary Sponsor: LandAll Sponsors: LandDrafted Document Number: res1007.jclResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Signs, right-of-way of highways; placement of
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960430 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Senate 19960430 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960429 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Tuesday, 19960430 Senate 19960429 Recalled from Committee 15 ST Senate 19960423 Introduced, read first time, 15 ST referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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April 29, 1996
S. Printed 4/29/96--S.
Read the first time April 23, 1996.
TO AMEND SECTION 57-25-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A HIGHWAY, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PLACEMENT OF SIGNS IN THIS AREA, WITH CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 57-25-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 57-25-10. It is unlawful for a person to display, place, or affix a sign, as defined in Section 57-25-120(3), within a right-of-way and visible from the main-traveled way of the highway. A poster or sign authorized in Section 57-25-140(A)(9) may be placed within the right-of-way if it is not affixed to a utility pole or the placement of it does not obstruct the view of a motorist entering or leaving an intersection. A person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.