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384Ratification Number: 53Act Number: 52Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010227Primary Sponsor: VerdinAll Sponsors: Verdin, Branton, Ryberg, Patterson and RitchieDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22871cm01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010515Date of Last Amendment: 20010510Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20010529Subject: Trucks, maximum empty weight that may be classified private passenger motor vehicle increased; Public Safety DepartmentHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20010611 Act No. A52 ------ 20010529 Signed by Governor ------ 20010523 Ratified R53 Senate 20010515 Concurred in House amendment, enrolled for ratification House 20010511 Read third time, returned to Senate with amendment House 20010510 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 20010511 House 20010510 Reconsidered vote whereby debate was adjourned until Tuesday, 20010515 House 20010510 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, 20010515 House 20010509 Debate adjourned until Thursday, 20010510 House 20010503 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 20010320 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Senate 20010315 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20010301 Read second time, notice of general amendments ------ 20010228 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20010227 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference Versions of This Bill Revised on February 27, 2001 - Word format Revised on February 28, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 3, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 10, 2001 - Word format
(A52, R53, S384)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-630, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CLASSIFYING CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES AS PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO REVISE THE MAXIMUM EMPTY WEIGHT OF A TRUCK THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CLASSIFY AS A PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE FROM SIX THOUSAND POUNDS TO SEVEN THOUSAND POUNDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Private passenger motor vehicles
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-630 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 375 of 2000, is further amended to read:
"Section 56-3-630. The department shall classify as a private passenger motor vehicle every motor vehicle, except a motorcycle, motorcycle three-wheel vehicle, or motor-driven cycle, which is designed, used, and maintained for the transportation of ten or fewer persons and trucks having an empty weight of seven thousand pounds or less and a gross weight of nine thousand pounds or less. The department shall classify a three-wheel vehicle by the manufacturer's statement of origin for the vehicle's initial registration. For subsequent registration, the department shall classify the three-wheel vehicle by its title document. This section does not relieve or negate any applicable fees required under Section 56-3-660."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 23rd day of May, 2001.
Approved the 29th day of May, 2001.
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