South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4336

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Felder, Allison, Willis, Bennett, Whitmire, Govan, Kirby, Loftis, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, Ott, B. Newton, Trantham, Dillard, Gilliam, Hiott, Hixon, Sandifer, Simrill, White, Ligon, Atkinson, Huggins, Wooten, Clemmons, Forrest and Haddon
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Introduced in the House on March 27, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Commercial vehicle driver qualifications

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/27/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 96)
   3/27/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 
                        (House Journal-page 96)
   1/15/2020  House   Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works 
                        (House Journal-page 5)
   1/21/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ligon
   1/21/2020  House   Debate adjourned until  Wed., 1-22-20 
                        (House Journal-page 44)
   1/22/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Atkinson, 
                        Huggins, Wooten, Clemmons
   1/22/2020  House   Committed to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 15)
   1/22/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrest
   1/23/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Haddon

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3/27/2019
1/15/2020

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COMMITTEE REPORT

January 15, 2020

H. 4336

Introduced by Reps. Felder, Allison, Willis, Bennett, Whitmire, Govan, Kirby, Loftis, Cobb-Hunter, Jefferson, Ott, B. Newton, Trantham, Dillard, Gilliam, Hiott, Hixon, Sandifer, Simrill and White

S. Printed 1/15/20--H.

Read the first time March 27, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND PUBLIC WORKS

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4336) to amend Section 56-1-2150, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the qualifications a person must possess to drive a commercial motor vehicle, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

MERITA A. ALLISON for Committee.

            

STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED FISCAL IMPACT

Explanation of Fiscal Impact

Introduced on March 27, 2019

State Expenditure

This bill modifies language in reference to a person who has been issued a commercial driver license and drives a commercial motor vehicle. The bill does not require any agency action and does not operationally or fiscally impact state agencies or local governments. Therefore, the bill does not have an expenditure impact on the general fund, federal funds, or other funds.

Frank A. Rainwater, Executive Director

Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-2150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS A PERSON MUST POSSESS TO DRIVE A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERSON WHO HAS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE IS PRESUMED TO POSSESS THE QUALIFICATIONS TO DRIVE A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 56-1-2150 is amended to read:

"Section 56-1-2150.    A person may is presumed to possess the qualifications necessary to be hired and entrusted to drive a commercial motor vehicle if the person has a commercial driver license issued by a state in accordance with the minimum federal standards for the issuance of commercial motor vehicle driver licenses, if the person's license is not suspended, revoked, or cancelled and if the person is not disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle."

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

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