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4317Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20000111Primary Sponsor: AllisonAll Sponsors: Allison, Altman, Walker, Riser, Rodgers, SeithelDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\bbm\9062htc00.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFDate of Last Amendment: 20000426Subject: Property tax exemptions, motor vehicle of caregiver of handicapped or mentally retarded person; Mental Health, TaxationHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000504 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee House 20000504 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20000503 Read second time House 20000503 Request for debate withdrawn by Representative Townsend Cato Sharpe Moody- Lawrence Davenport House 20000426 Request for debate by Representative Cato Fleming Sharpe Davenport Moody- Lawrence Townsend Bales House 20000426 Amended House 20000419 Committee report: Favorable with 30 HWM amendment House 20000317 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Seithel House 20000118 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Rodgers House 20000113 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Riser House 20000111 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee House 19991201 Prefiled, referred to Committee 30 HWM Versions of This Bill Revised on April 19, 2000 - Word format Revised on April 26, 2000 - Word format Revised on May 3, 2000 - Word format
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May 3, 2000
Introduced by Reps. Allison, Altman, Walker, Riser, Rodgers and Seithel
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Read the first time January 11, 2000.
TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX ONE PERSONAL MOTOR VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY THE CAREGIVER OF A MENTALLY RETARDED PERSON OR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSON WHEN THE VEHICLE IS USED TO TRANSPORT THE MENTALLY RETARDED OR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSON, TO REQUIRE THAT THE INDIVIDUAL TRANSPORTED MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO BE CLAIMED AS A DEPENDENT ON FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS FILED BY THE CAREGIVER, AND TO DEFINE "HANDICAPPED" AND "MENTALLY RETARDED".
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-37-220(B)(37) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 125 of 1995, is amended to read:
"(37) one personal motor vehicle owned or leased by
a legal guardian an individual caregiver of a minor person who is blind or required to use a wheelchair when the vehicle is used to transport the minor person who is blind or required to use a wheelchair and the caregiver is either the spouse of or would be eligible to claim the blind person or the person eligible to use a wheelchair as a dependent on a federal income tax return filed by the caregiver."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2000, and applies for motor vehicle tax years beginning after June 30, 2000.
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