South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3050

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. McCravy
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5567cm19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 68)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 
                        (House Journal-page 68)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-2-2750 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL IMPLEMENT A PROCEDURE WHEREBY IT COLLECTS MOTOR VEHICLE PROPERTY TAXES OWED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AT THE SAME TIME A PERSON REGISTERS A VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REMIT THE FUNDS COLLECTED TO THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY COLLECT A FEE FOR PROVIDING THIS SERVICE.

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

SECTION    1.    Article 2, Chapter 2, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 56-2-2750.    (A)    Notwithstanding another provision of law, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall implement a procedure whereby the department collects motor vehicle property taxes owed to local governmental entities at the same time a person registers a vehicle with the department. The department shall remit all local taxes it collects to the appropriate governmental entities.

(B)    The department may collect a fee from each local governmental entity to defray the administrative cost of providing this service. However, under no circumstances may the department retain more than its actual administrative costs."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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