Current Status Bill Number:
4424Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980115Primary Sponsor: HaskinsAll Sponsors: Haskins, Loftis, Leach, T. Brown, Stille and DavenportDrafted Document Number: gjk\20984sd.98Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Informational signs on highways erected by Transportation Department; Advertisements on by vendors, Businesses
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980115 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-1-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY GAS, FOOD, OR LODGING VENDOR WHICH IS OPEN AT LEAST SIXTEEN HOURS A DAY SIX DAYS A WEEK MAY ADVERTISE ON INFORMATIONAL SIGNS ON INTERSTATE AND OTHER HIGHWAYS ERECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INDICATING AVAILABLE GAS, FOOD, LODGING, OR OTHER SERVICES AT UPCOMING EXITS, TO PROVIDE THAT IF SUCH VENDORS ARE CLOSED ON ONE PARTICULAR DAY, THE DAY OF CLOSING MUST BE REFLECTED ON THE PORTION OF THE INFORMATIONAL SIGN PERTAINING TO THAT VENDOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEES CHARGED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO THE VENDORS REFERENCED ABOVE MUST BE UNIFORM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 57-1-75. (A) Any gas, food, or lodging vendor which is open at least sixteen hours a day six days a week may advertise on informational signs on interstate and other highways erected by the Department of Transportation indicating available gas, food, lodging, or other services at upcoming exits. If such vendors are closed on one particular day, the day of closing must be reflected on the portion of the informational sign pertaining to that vendor.
(B) The fees charged by the Department of Transportation to the vendors referenced in subsection (A) must be uniform throughout the State."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.