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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.
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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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