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1014Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000111Primary Sponsor: LeventisAll Sponsors: LeventisDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5019cm00.docCompanion Bill Number: 4591Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Transportation Committee 15 STSubject: Motor vehicles, drivers licenses, commercial; military personnel may operate certain vehicles without; Veterans'History Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20000207 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000111 Introduced, read first time, 15 ST referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 7, 2000 - Word format
TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2070, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DRIVING OF A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY OPERATE A GOVERNMENT-OWNED MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL MAY OPERATE A STATE-OWNED MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-1-2070(C)(1) of the 1976 Code, as amended by Act 258 of 1998, is amended to read:
"(1) active duty military personnel;
and reservists and National Guard members who are on active duty members of the military reserve; members of the South Carolina National Guard who are on active duty, including personnel on full-time South Carolina National Guard duty; personnel on part-time South Carolina National Guard training and South Carolina National Guard Military technicians required to wear uniforms; and active duty military United States Coast Guard personnel while operating vehicles owned or operated by the United States government , unless they are required by the owner of the vehicle to have a valid state driver's license; or this State for military purposes. This exception does not apply to technicians in the United States Reserves."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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