South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 163

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General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Bennett
Document Path: l:\s-res\sb\002air .kmm.sb.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3593

Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation

Summary: Air Medal license plate

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/12/2018  Senate  Prefiled
  12/12/2018  Senate  Referred to Committee on Transportation
    1/8/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 116)
    1/8/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Transportation 
                        (Senate Journal-page 116)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/12/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING, BY ADDING ARTICLE 148, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MAY ISSUE "AIR MEDAL" SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 3, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"ARTICLE 148

Air Medal Special License Plates

Section 56-3-14810.    (A)    The Department of Motor Vehicles may issue 'Air Medal' special license plates to owners of private passenger carrying motor vehicles, as defined in Section 56-3-630, or motorcycles, as defined in Section 56-3-20, registered in their names who have been awarded an Air Medal. The motor vehicle owner must present the department with a DD214, or other official documentation that states that the owner received the Air Medal, along with the owner's application for this special license plate. The fee for this special license plate is the regular motor vehicle license fee contained in Article 5, Chapter 3 of this title. The license plates issued pursuant to this section must contain the words 'combat veteran' and an illustration of the Air Medal.

(B)    The production and issuance of this special license plate are exempt from the provisions contained in Section 56-3-8100."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect July 1, 2019.

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