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A280, R429, H4797
Sponsors: Rep. Townsend
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 1010
Introduced in the House on February 19, 2004
Introduced in the Senate on March 24, 2004
Last Amended on June 2, 2004
Passed by the General Assembly on June 2, 2004
Governor's Action: July 16, 2004, Signed
Summary: Driver's licenses, beginners permit
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/19/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-8 2/19/2004 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-8 3/17/2004 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-50 3/23/2004 House Read second time HJ-95 3/24/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-11 3/24/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11 3/24/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-11 5/25/2004 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation SJ-15 5/27/2004 Senate Amended SJ-214 5/27/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-214 5/27/2004 Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-214 6/1/2004 Senate Amended SJ-47 6/1/2004 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-47 6/2/2004 House Senate amendment amended HJ-38 6/2/2004 House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-38 6/2/2004 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-42 6/3/2004 Ratified R 429 7/16/2004 Signed By Governor 7/26/2004 Copies available 7/26/2004 Effective date 07/16/04 7/28/2004 Act No. 280
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A280, R429, H4797)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BEGINNER'S PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT WHO IS AT LEAST FIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE ENROLLED IN A HIGH SCHOOL DRIVER'S TRAINING COURSE IS NOT REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A BEGINNER'S PERMIT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 56-5-6140 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES PROVIDING A COPY OF MOVING VIOLATION CHARGES AGAINST A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE USED DURING THE VIOLATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Beginner's driver's permit
SECTION 1. Section 56-1-50(E)(1) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 258 of 1998, is further amended to read:
"(1) a student at least fifteen years of age regularly enrolled in a high school of this State which conducts a driver's training course while the student is participating in the course and when accompanied by a qualified instructor of the course; and"
SECTION 2. Section 56-5-6140 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 3rd day of June, 2004.
Approved the 16th day of July, 2004.
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