Current Status Bill Number:
509Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950214Primary Sponsor: ReeseAll Sponsors: ReeseDrafted Document Number: DKA\3683CM.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWDate of Last Amendment: 19950322Subject: Mayors, license plates
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COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
March 22, 1995
S. Printed 3/22/95--S.
Read the first time February 14, 1995.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2150, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION 56-3-2170, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO MEMBERS OF MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY COUNCILS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A MAYOR.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-2150 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 181 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 56-3-2150. The department may issue special motor vehicle license plates to mayors, members of municipal and county councils, and to county coroners of this State for private motor vehicles registered in their names. The biennial fee for these special license plates is the same as the fee provided in Section 56-3-2020, and only Only one plate may be issued to a mayor, councilman, or coroner. The plate must be issued or revalidated biennially for the regular registration and licensing period. The fee for the issuance of this special plate must be the regular motor vehicle registration fee set forth in Article 5, Chapter 3 of this title which must be deposited in the state general fund and the special fee required by Section 56-3-2020 which must be deposited with the Department of Revenue. Every five years the department shall assess the cost of production, administration, and issuance of this plate and provide this information to the General Assembly."
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 mayor, member of the municipal or county council, or ceases to be county coroner, he shall immediately return immediately the plate to the department."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.