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4615Ratification Number: 276Act Number: 235Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020130Primary Sponsor: G.M. SmithAll Sponsors: G.M. SmithDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22287cm02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020416Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020501Subject: DUI, driver's license suspension; fee for challenging for refusal to submit to breath testHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020514 Act No. A235 ------ 20020501 Signed by Governor ------ 20020425 Ratified R276 Senate 20020416 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020411 Read second time Senate 20020410 Committee report: Favorable 11 SJ Senate 20020305 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee House 20020301 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020228 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020227 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 20020207 Committed to Committee 25 HJ House 20020207 Recalled from Committee 21 HEPW House 20020130 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 27, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 10, 2002 - Word format
(A235, R276, H4615)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-2952 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FILING FEE FOR REQUESTING AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING TO CHALLENGE A DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A BREATH TEST OR REGISTERING AN ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION GREATER THAN THE EXISTING LAWFUL LIMIT IS FIFTY DOLLARS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-2952. The filing fee to request an administrative hearing pursuant to Section 56-5-2951 or 56-1-286 for a person whose driver's license has been suspended for either his refusal to submit to a breath test or registering an alcohol concentration greater than the existing lawful limit is fifty dollars. Funds generated from the collection of this fee must be used by the Office of Administrative Hearings of the Department of Public Safety to defray the costs of scheduling and conducting administrative hearings."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of April, 2002.
Approved the 1st day of May, 2002.
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