Current Status Bill Number:
4314Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19960109Primary Sponsor: GovanAll Sponsors: Govan, Inabinett, Meacham, ClyburnDrafted Document Number: PT\2115CM.96Companion Bill Number: 965Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Organ transplant recipients, license plates
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960109 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee House 19951206 Prefiled, referred to Committee 21 HEPWView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 73 TO CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 56-3-7750. The department may issue special motor vehicle license plates to organ transplant recipients for private motor vehicles registered in their names. Only one plate may be issued to a person. The biennial fee for the special license plate is the same as the fee provided in Section 56-3-2020, plus an initial fee of two dollars must be charged for issuance of the special license plate.
Section 56-3-7760. The special license plate must be the same size as regular motor vehicle license plates, but must be of a distinctive design and bear the words `Organ Transplant Recipient'. The plate must be issued or revalidated biennially for the regular license period. An organ transplant recipient must submit a doctor's statement verifying his condition with his license plate application."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.