South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3378

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. McCoy, Stavrinakis, Sottile, Erickson, Bradley, Kirby and Forrest
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11081cz19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

Summary: Watercraft and outboard motors, abandonment

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 Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 215)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 215)
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sottile
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bradley
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrest

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-190, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ABANDONMENT OF WATERCRAFT AND OUTBOARD MOTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SHERIFF OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT MAY ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 50-21-190 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:

"( )    If the department fails to enforce the provisions contained in this section within thirty days of receiving notice of a violation, then the sheriff or local government whose jurisdiction covers the location in which the abandonment occurred may enforce these provisions fifteen days after providing the department notice of its intention to commence an enforcement action."

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

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