Current Status Bill Number:
3987Ratification Number: 480Act Number: 392Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950411Primary Sponsor: TownsendAll Sponsors: Townsend and CooperDrafted Document Number: dka\3800cm.95Companion Bill Number: 1237Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960523Date of Last Amendment: 19960417Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960604Subject: Farm truck licenses, fees
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960613 Act No. A392 ------ 19960604 Signed by Governor ------ 19960530 Ratified R480 Senate 19960523 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19960515 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 19960514 Recalled from Committee, 15 ST placed on the Calendar Senate 19960423 Introduced, read first time, 15 ST referred to Committee House 19960418 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19960418 Objection withdrawn by Representative Scott House 19960417 Amended, read second time House 19960327 Objection by Representative S. Whipper Lloyd Canty Inabinett L. Whipper Scott House 19960320 Committee report: Favorable 21 HEPW House 19950411 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A392, R480, H3987)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-670, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES FOR FARM TRUCK LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES APPLY TO THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT, TO REVISE THE FEES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION DOES NOT EXEMPT FARM VEHICLES FROM CERTAIN GROSS WEIGHT-AXLE REQUIREMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Gross vehicle weight
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-670(B) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 417 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"(B) The department shall issue to bona fide farmers special farm vehicle licenses on an annual basis for farm trucks for a fee as follows according to the gross vehicle weight of the truck:
Gross Vehicle Weight Fee
(1) Up to 26,499 pounds $12.00
(2) 26,500 to 32,499 pounds $15.00
(3) 32,500 to 42,500 pounds $30.00
(4) 42,501 to 52,500 pounds $60.00
(5) 52,501 to 62,500 pounds $80.00
(6) 62,501 to 72,500 pounds $100.00
(7) 72,501 to 80,000 pounds $120.00.
Nothing in this section exempts farm vehicles from gross weight-axle requirements contained in Section 56-5-4140."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 4th day of June, 1996.