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Sponsors: Senator Thomas
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Introduced in the Senate on January 25, 2005
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: School Choice special license plates
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/25/2005 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-14 1/25/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-14
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND CHAPTER 56, TITLE 3 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 98, ENTITLED SCHOOL CHOICE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES, TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE IMPRINTED WITH THE WORDS SCHOOL CHOICE - THE RIGHT CHOICE, TO REQUIRE THAT THE BIENNIAL FEE COLLECTED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE IS USED TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 56, Title 3 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 56-3-9810. (A) The department may issue a special commemorative 'School Choice - The Right Choice' motor vehicle license plate to establish a special fund to be used by Parents Advancing Choice in Education for the purpose of providing scholarships to attend private schools. The biennial fee for the commemorative license plate is fifty-four dollars. The commemorative license plate must be of the same size and general design of regular motor vehicle license plates and must be imprinted with the words 'School Choice - The Right Choice.' The plates must be issued or revalidated for a biennial period that expires twenty-four months from the month that the special license plate is issued.
(B) Of the fees collected pursuant to this section, the Comptroller General shall place sufficient funds into a special restricted account to be used by the Department of Motor Vehicles to defray the expenses of the Department of Motor Vehicles in producing and administering this special license plate. The remaining funds collected from the special motor vehicle license fee must be distributed to Parents Advancing Choice in Education."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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