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June 4, 2003
Introduced by Reps. Ceips, Whipper, M.A. Pitts, Altman, Anthony, Bailey, Battle, Cato, Clark, Dantzler, Duncan, Emory, Hamilton, Harrison, Haskins, Herbkersman, Keegan, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Littlejohn, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, Miller, J.M. Neal, Phillips, Pinson, Rhoad, Richardson, Sinclair, Umphlett, Whitmire and Lourie
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Read the first time March 5, 2003.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-3905 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE MUST ACTIVATE THE VEHICLE'S INTERIOR LIGHTS WHEN STOPPED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR A PERSON WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION.
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-115 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 333 of 1998, is further amended to read:
"Section 56-3-115. The owner of a vehicle commonly known as a golf cart, if he has a valid driver's license, may obtain a permit from the department upon the payment of a fee of five dollars and proof of financial responsibility which permits his agent, employees, or him to:
(1) operate the golf cart on a secondary highway or street within two miles of his residence or place of business during daylight hours only; and
(2) cross a primary highway or street while traveling along a secondary highway or street within two miles of his residence or place of business during daylight hours only."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect six months after approval by the Governor.
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