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504Ratification Number: 213Act Number: 193Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20010328Primary Sponsor: ReeseAll Sponsors: ReeseDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22929cm01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020312Date of Last Amendment: 20020307Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020327Subject: Motor vehicle license plates for National or State Guard, military identification card required; fees used to defray cost of producing and distributingHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020424 Act No. A193 ------ 20020327 Signed by Governor ------ 20020321 Ratified R213 Senate 20020312 Concurred in House amendment, enrolled for ratification House 20020308 Read third time, returned with amendment House 20020307 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 20020308 House 20020305 Committee report: Favorable with 21 HEPW amendment House 20010411 Introduced, read first time, 21 HEPW referred to Committee Senate 20010410 Read third time, sent to House Senate 20010405 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20010404 Committee report: Favorable 15 ST Senate 20010328 Introduced, read first time, 15 ST referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 4, 2001 - Word format Revised on March 5, 2002 - Word format Revised on March 7, 2002 - Word format
(A193, R213, S504)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1815, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD AND MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICATION FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF THE APPLICANT'S MILITARY IDENTIFICATION CARD OR OTHER EVIDENCE THAT SHOWS THE APPLICANT IS EITHER A RETIRED OR ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD OR SOUTH CAROLINA STATE GUARD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-8100, RELATING TO GUIDELINES FOR THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT OF THE FEES COLLECTED FOR A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE, THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL SHALL PLACE SUFFICIENT FUNDS INTO A SPECIAL RESTRICTED ACCOUNT TO BE USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE DIVISION IN PRODUCING AND ADMINISTERING THE SPECIAL PLATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
National and State Guard license plates
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-1815 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 63 of 1999, is further amended to read:
"Section 56-3-1815. The department may issue a special motor vehicle license plate to a retired member of the South Carolina National Guard and may issue a special motor vehicle license plate to a member of the South Carolina State Guard who is a resident of the State for a private passenger motor vehicle owned or leased by a member or a retiree only after the current stock of South Carolina Guard, National Guard, and South Carolina National Guard Retired license plates is exhausted. An application for a special motor vehicle license plate must include a copy of the applicant's military identification card or other evidence that shows the applicant is either a retired or active member of the South Carolina National Guard or the South Carolina State Guard."
Production and distribution guidelines
SECTION 2. Section 56-3-8100 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 63 of 1999, is amended by adding at the end:
"(D) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the fees collected for the special license plate, the Comptroller General shall place sufficient funds into a special restricted account to be used by the Department of Public Safety to defray the expenses of the Motor Vehicle Division in producing and administering the special plate."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 21st day of March, 2002.
Approved the 27th day of March, 2002.
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