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Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Senator Climer
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3945
Introduced in the Senate on March 14, 2019
Introduced in the House on April 9, 2019
Last Amended on April 2, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works
Summary: Golf carts
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/14/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6) 3/14/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 6) 3/26/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation (Senate Journal-page 13) 4/2/2019 Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 30) 4/2/2019 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 30) 4/2/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-4 (Senate Journal-page 30) 4/3/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 4/9/2019 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 23) 4/9/2019 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 172) 4/9/2019 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 172)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT AMENDED AND ADOPTED
April 2, 2019
S. Printed 4/2/19--S. [SEC 4/3/19 12:27 PM]
Read the first time March 14, 2019.
TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-105 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMITS AND THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS ALONG THE STATE'S HIGHWAYS, TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY ADOPT AN ORDINANCE THAT ALLOWS FOR THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH WORKING HEADLIGHTS AND REAR LIGHTS DURING NON-DAYLIGHT HOURS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-2-105 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered new subsection at the end:
"( ) A municipality with a land area of approximate 3.87 square miles and a population estimated as of July 1, 2017, to be between ten and eleven thousand persons by the United States Census Bureau's Population Estimate Program that is located within a county that had a population of two hundred twenty-six thousand seventy-three persons according to the 2010 United States Census may enact an ordinance allowing the operation of a permitted golf cart for up to sixty minutes after sunset on locally owned roads for which the posted speed limit is twenty-five miles an hour or less if the golf cart has operable headlights and brake lights."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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