Current Status Bill Number:
3589Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970304Primary Sponsor: BauerAll Sponsors: Bauer, F. Smith, J. Smith, Koon, Scott, Edge, Hawkins, Knotts, Quinn, Lloyd, Inabinett, Witherspoon, Gamble, Riser, Spearman, Byrd, Mack, Battle, McLeod, Bowers, Barfield and LimehouseDrafted Document Number: jic\5446cm.97Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Motor vehicle license plates, issuance of Lake Murray plates provided
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970304 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 53 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE ISSUANCE OF "LAKE MURRAY" LICENSE PLATES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FEES COLLECTED.
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 56-3-5400. The department may issue a special commemorative 'Lake Murray' motor vehicle license plate to establish a special fund to be used by the Lake Murray Tourism and Recreation Association to promote Lake Murray.
The biennial fee for the commemorative license plate is fifty dollars. Twenty-five dollars of this amount must be deposited in the state general fund. Twenty-five dollars of this amount must be transferred to the Lake Murray Tourism and Recreation Association to promote Lake Murray.
The commemorative plate must be of the same size and general design of a regular motor vehicle license plate. 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.