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Sponsors: Senators Climer, Fanning and M. Johnson
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3098
Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the House on April 6, 2021
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 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/9/2020 Senate Prefiled 12/9/2020 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation 1/12/2021 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 254) 1/12/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 254) 3/23/2021 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation (Senate Journal-page 9) 3/24/2021 Scrivener's error corrected 3/31/2021 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 53) 3/31/2021 Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 53) 4/6/2021 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 46) 4/6/2021 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 126) 4/6/2021 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 126)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 23, 2021
S. Printed 3/23/21--S. [SEC 3/24/21 2:49 PM]
Read the first time January 12, 2021.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 296) 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, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
LAWRENCE K. GROOMS for Committee.
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 OF A CERTAIN SIZE AND POPULATION MAY ADOPT AN ORDINANCE THAT ALLOWS FOR THE OPERATION DURING NON-DAYLIGHT HOURS OF GOLF CARTS THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH WORKING HEADLIGHTS AND REAR LIGHTS.
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 to read:
"( ) A municipality with a land area of approximately 3.87 square miles and a population as of July 1, 2017, between ten and eleven thousand persons, as estimated 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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