Current Status Bill Number:
4957Ratification Number: 400Act Number: 342Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19960417Primary Sponsor: HarrellAll Sponsors: Harrell, Wilkins, Townsend, Kelley, Hutson, Limehouse, Cobb-Hunter, Wilder, Jennings, Howard, Stoddard, Lloyd, Knotts, Shissias, Herdklotz, Mason, H. Brown, Loftis, Govan, Neal, Law, Littlejohn, McElveen, Meacham, Cain, Kennedy, Hallman, J. Harris, Carnell, Dantzler, Cotty, Easterday, Walker, Young-Brickell, Klauber, Allison, R. Smith, Sheheen, Wells, Spearman, Stille, Sandifer, Sharpe, P. Harris, Riser, Tucker, Keegan, Stuart, Byrd, Chamblee, Neilson, Baxley, McCraw, Richardson, Koon, Gamble, J. Hines, Wofford, Wright, Vaughn, Keyserling, Jaskwhich, McMahand, Kinon, Askins, Rice, Waldrop, Seithel, M. Hines, Limbaugh, Harrison, Cato, Davenport, Hodges, Lanford, Thomas, Lee, J. Young, Fleming and WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: jic\5854cm.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960501Date of Last Amendment: 19960424Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960520Subject: Public Education, A Great Investment license plate
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960606 Act No. A342 ------ 19960520 Signed by Governor ------ 19960514 Ratified R400 Senate 19960501 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19960430 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 19960429 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference House 19960425 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19960424 Amended, read second time House 19960424 Reconsidered vote whereby Amendment No. 1 was adopted; amendment was tabled House 19960424 Debate adjourned House 19960424 Reconsidered vote whereby read second time House 19960423 Amended, read second time House 19960417 Introduced, read first timeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A342, R400, H4957)
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 50 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF "PUBLIC EDUCATION: A GREAT INVESTMENT" LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF THE FEES COLLECTED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Special license plates
SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 56-3-7980. The Department of Public Safety may issue a special commemorative `Public Education: A Great Investment' motor vehicle license plate to establish a special fund to be used by the Department of Education for the purpose of providing computers to the school districts. The biennial fee for the commemorative license plate is fifty-four dollars, and of this amount, twenty dollars must be placed in a special `Public Education: A Great Investment Fund' established within and administered by the Department of Education to purchase computers for use in the classroom and thirty-four dollars must be distributed to the school districts where the purchasers of the license plates reside to be used to purchase computers for use in the classroom. The commemorative plate must be of the same size and general design of regular motor vehicle license plates and must be imprinted with the words `Public Education: A Great Investment'. The plates must be issued or revalidated for a biennial period which expires twenty-four months from the month they are issued."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 20th day of May, 1996.