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TO AMEND SECTION 56-1-176, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDITIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A CONDITIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE AND A SPECIAL RESTRICTED DRIVER'S LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE COMPLETION OF FOUR HOURS OF VOLUNTEER LITTER CLEAN-UP WORK WITH A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION- AND PALMETTOPRIDE- APPROVED ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM IS A CONDITION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOTH LICENSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 56-1-176 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 56-1-176. (A)(1) School attendance is a condition for the issuance of a conditional driver's license and a special restricted driver's license. The Department of Motor Vehicles may not issue a conditional driver's license or a special restricted driver's license to a person pursuant to Section 56-1-175 or Section 56-1-180 unless the person:
(1)(a) has a high school diploma or certificate, or a General Education Development Certificate; or
(2)(b) is enrolled in a public or private school or is home schooled under the provisions contained in Section 59-65-40, 59-65-45, or 59-65-47, and:
(a)(i) the person has conformed to the attendance laws, regulations, and policies of the school, school district, and the State Board of Education, as applicable; and
(b)(ii) the person is not suspended or expelled from school.
(B)(2) Documentation of enrollment status must be presented to the department by the applicant on a form approved by the department. The documentation must indicate whether the student is in compliance with the requirements as provided in item (2) subitem (b).
(B) Completion of four hours of volunteer litter clean-up work with a Department of Transportation- and PalmettoPride- approved Adopt-A-Highway program organization is a condition for issuance of a conditional driver's license and a special restricted driver's license. The approved litter clean-up organization must certify the completion of the person's volunteer hours on a form provided by the Department of Motor Vehicles."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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