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TO AMEND SECTION 56-16-140 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF MOTORCYCLE DEALER AND WHOLESALER LICENSES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DEALER'S EXHIBITION LICENSE THAT ALLOWS A HOLDER TO EXHIBIT MOTORCYCLES AND THEIR RELATED PRODUCTS AT FAIRS, RECREATIONAL OR SPORTS SHOWS, VACATION SHOWS, AND OTHER SIMILAR EVENTS OR SHOWS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-16-140(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) Before engaging in business as a motorcycle dealer or wholesaler in this State, every person must first make application to the Department of Motor Vehicles for a license. Every license issued expires twelve months from the date of issue and must be prominently displayed at the established place of business. The fee for the license is fifty dollars. The license applies to only one place of business of the applicant and is not transferable to any other person or place of business, except that a licensed dealer may exhibit motorcycles and their related products at fairs, recreational or sports shows, vacation shows, and other similar events or shows upon obtaining a dealer's exhibition license. No other exhibitions are allowed except as permitted by this section. Before exhibiting motorcycles and their related products at temporary locations, the dealer shall first make application to the department for an exhibition license. To be eligible for an exhibition license, a dealer must hold a valid dealer's license pursuant to this chapter. A dealer's exhibition license is valid for a period not to exceed ten consecutive days and must be prominently displayed at the temporary exhibition. A dealer may not purchase more than six exhibition licenses in any licensing period. The fee for an exhibition license is twenty dollars. An exhibition license applies only to one dealer operating in a temporary location and is not transferable to another dealer or location."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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