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A228, R221, H4422
Sponsors: Reps. Jennings, Witherspoon, Battle, Hayes, Branham, Clemmons, J. Hines, M. Hines, Lucas, Miller, Neilson, Viers, Coates, McGee, Anderson, Vick, McLeod, Kennedy, Hodges, Ott, Jefferson and Clyburn
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 1039, 4338
Introduced in the House on January 12, 2006
Introduced in the Senate on January 18, 2006
Last Amended on January 17, 2006
Passed by the General Assembly on January 26, 2006
Governor's Action: February 6, 2006, Signed
Summary: Toll for Interstate 73
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/12/2006 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-21 1/17/2006 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hodges, Ott, Jefferson, Clyburn 1/17/2006 House Amended HJ-16 1/17/2006 House Read second time HJ-16 1/18/2006 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-184 1/18/2006 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-12 1/18/2006 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-12 1/18/2006 Scrivener's error corrected 1/24/2006 Senate Polled out of committee Transportation SJ-10 1/24/2006 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-10 1/25/2006 Senate Read second time SJ-14 1/25/2006 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-14 1/26/2006 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-14 1/31/2006 Ratified R 221 2/6/2006 Signed By Governor 2/7/2006 Copies available 2/7/2006 Effective date 02/06/06 2/10/2006 Act No. 228
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(A228, R221, H4422)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 57-3-618 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAY IMPOSE AND COLLECT A TOLL ALONG THE PROPOSED INTERSTATE 73 UPON COMPLETION OF THIS HIGHWAY PROJECT TO BE USED TO PAY FOR THE COST OF PLANNING, RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISITIONS, FINANCING, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND OTHER EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROJECT, AND FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE TOLLS UPON PAYMENT OF ALL SUCH COSTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TOLL MUST NOT BE IMPOSED UPON A STATE-OWNED OR DISTRICT-OWNED SCHOOL BUS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Imposition of tolls along Interstate Highway 73
SECTION 1. Title 57, Chapter 3, Article 7 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 57-3-618. Notwithstanding another provision of law, the Department of Transportation may impose and collect a toll on the proposed Interstate 73 corridor upon completion of this highway project. This toll must be used to pay for the cost of planning, right-of-way acquisitions, financing, construction, operation, and other expenses associated with this highway project, and for the removal of the tolls upon payment of all such costs. This toll must not be imposed upon a state-owned or district-owned school bus."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 31st day of January, 2006.
Approved the 6th day of February, 2006.
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