South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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S. 354

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Rice
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5937cm21.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2021
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   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 282)
   1/12/2021  Senate  Referred to Committee on Transportation 
                        (Senate Journal-page 282)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/9/2020

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 56-2-105, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF GOLF CART PERMIT DECALS AND REGISTRATIONS AND THE OPERATION OF GOLF CARTS WITHIN THE STATE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MUNICIPALITY MAY ALLOW PERMITTED GOLF CARTS TO BE OPERATED WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

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

SECTION    1.    56-2-105(C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "(C)    During daylight hours only:

        (1)    A permitted golf cart may be operated within four miles of the address on the registration certificate and only on a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less.

        (2)    A permitted golf cart may be operated within four miles of a point of ingress and egress to a gated community and only on a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less.

        (3)    Within four miles of the registration holder's address, and while traveling along a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less, a permitted golf cart may cross a highway or street at an intersection where the highway has a posted speed limit of more than thirty-five miles an hour.

        (4)    permitted golf cart may be operated along a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less on an island not accessible by a bridge designed for use by automobiles.

        (5)    A governing body of a municipality may allow a permitted golf cart to be operated within the jurisdiction of the municipality on a primary highway, secondary highway, or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less."

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

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