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948Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000111Primary Sponsor: ElliottAll Sponsors: ElliottDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\bbm\9051htc00.docResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFSubject: Property tax exemptions, requirements for boats to classify for; Watercraft, TaxationHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 20000111 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee Senate 19991207 Prefiled, referred to Committee 06 SF Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-224, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF A MOTOR HOME AS REAL PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF AD VALOREM TAXES AND THE REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY FOR THAT CLASSIFICATION, SO AS TO INCLUDE BOATS WITHIN THE CLASSIFICATION IF THEY MEET THE SAME REQUIREMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-37-224 of the 1976 Code, as added by Section 1, Act 114 of 1999, is amended to read:
"Section 12-37-224. A motor home or boat on which the interest portion of indebtedness is deductible pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code as an interest expense on a qualified primary or second residence is also a primary or second residence for purposes of ad valorem property taxation in this State and is considered real property rather than personal property for property tax purposes."
SECTION 2. The amendment to Section 12-37-224 of the 1976 Code contained in this act is effective for property tax years beginning after 1999.
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