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Sponsors: Reps. G.R. Smith, Harrison, Leach, Barfield, Walker, J.R. Smith, Loftis, Haley, Martin, Hosey, Bannister, Cato, Hamilton, Haskins, D.C. Smith, Tripp and Vaughn
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Introduced in the House on January 11, 2006
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/11/2006 House Introduced and read first time HJ-10 1/11/2006 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-10
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TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2111, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES WHEN IT ISSUES A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE OR A COMMERCIAL SPECIAL LICENSE OR PERMIT WHICH INCLUDES A PROVISIONAL, ROUTE RESTRICTED HARDSHIP, OR TEMPORARY LICENSE THAT PERMITS A PERSON TO DRIVE A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE DURING CERTAIN PERIODS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT ISSUE ANY OF THESE FORMS OF LICENSES TO A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED AT LEAST TWO TIMES OF DRIVING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR ANOTHER ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-1-2111 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 42 of 2005, is amended to read:
"Section 56-1-2111. The department shall not issue a commercial driver's license or a commercial special license or permit which includes a provisional, route restricted hardship, or temporary license that permits a person to drive a commercial motor vehicle during a period in which:
(1) the person is disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle as defined by Section 383.5, or under the provisions of Sections 383.73(g) or 384.231(b)(2) of the FMCSR;
(2) the commercial driver's license holder's noncommercial driving privilege has been revoked, suspended, or cancelled;
(3) any driver's license held by the person is suspended, revoked, or cancelled by the State where the driver is licensed for any state or local law related to motor vehicle traffic control other than a parking violation; or
(4) the person has been convicted at least two times of driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or another illegal substance."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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