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A9 of 2005, R410, H3831
Sponsors: Reps. Cato, Chellis, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Edge, Emory, Harrison, Huggins, Limehouse, Sandifer, J.E. Smith, Talley and Whipper
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 414
Introduced in the House on March 20, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on May 8, 2003
Last Amended on May 6, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on June 3, 2004
Governor's Action: July 16, 2004, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Nonfranchise automobile dealer license
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/20/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-7 3/20/2003 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-7 4/30/2003 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-3 5/1/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 5/6/2003 House Amended HJ-22 5/6/2003 House Read second time HJ-23 5/7/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-14 5/8/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5 5/8/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-5 6/3/2003 Senate Recalled from Committee on Transportation SJ-28 6/2/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-130 6/2/2004 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-130 6/3/2004 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-18 6/3/2004 Ratified R 410 7/16/2004 Vetoed by Governor 1/12/2005 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-102 Nays-15 HJ-35 1/13/2005 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-35 Nays-0 SJ-18 1/19/2005 Copies available 1/19/2005 Effective date See Act for Effective Date 2/16/2005 Act No. 9
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A9, R410, H3831 of 2004)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 4 TO CHAPTER 15, TITLE 56 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN APPLICANTS FOR AN INITIAL NONFRANCHISE AUTOMOBILE DEALER LICENSE TO COMPLETE CERTAIN PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION COURSES BEFORE THEY MAY BE ISSUED A LICENSE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROVISION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Nonfranchise automobile dealer pre-licensing
SECTION 1. Chapter 15, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 56-15-410. An applicant for an initial nonfranchise automobile dealer license must complete successfully at least eight hours of pre-licensing education courses before he may be issued a license. At least one shareholder listed on the application for an initial nonfranchise automobile dealer license must comply with the education requirement contained in this section.
Section 56-15-420. The Department of Public Safety shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions contained in this article.
Section 56-15-430. The provisions contained in Sections 56-15-410 and 56-15-420 shall not apply to a franchised automobile dealer or a nonfranchised automobile dealer owned and operated by a franchised automobile dealer.
Section 56-15-440. The provisions contained in Sections 56-15-410 and 56-15-420 shall not apply to a nonfranchised automobile dealer whose primary business is salvage motor vehicles, regulated by Title 56.
Section 56-15-450. The provisions contained in Sections 56-15-410 and 56-15-420 shall not apply to a nonfranchised automobile dealer whose primary business objective and substantial business activity is the rental of motor vehicles, regulated by Title 56."
SECTION 2. The provisions contained in Sections 56-15-410, 56-15-430, 56-15-440, and 56-15-450 of this act take effect on January 1, 2004. The provisions contained in Section 56-15-420 of this act take effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 3rd day of June, 2004.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 7/16/04.
Veto overridden by House -- 1/12/05.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 1/13/05.
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