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Sponsors: Reps. D.C. Moss, Yow, McCravy, Hyde, T. Moore, Chumley, Haddon, Bailey, Burns, Allison, Bannister, Bryant, Herbkersman, Simrill, West, Willis and Henderson-Myers
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Introduced in the House on February 23, 2021
Introduced in the Senate on April 29, 2021
Last Amended on April 28, 2021
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: Pick up truck- fifth wheel assembly
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/23/2021 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 10) 2/23/2021 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 10) 4/22/2021 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers 4/22/2021 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 26) 4/28/2021 House Amended 4/28/2021 House Read second time (House Journal-page 32) 4/28/2021 House Roll call Yeas-113 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 34) 4/29/2021 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 6) 4/29/2021 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6) 4/29/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 6)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
April 28, 2021
Introduced by Reps. D.C. Moss, Yow, McCravy, Hyde, T. Moore, Chumley, Haddon, Bailey, Burns, Allison, Bannister, Bryant, Herbkersman, Simrill, West, Willis and Henderson-Myers
S. Printed 4/28/21--H.
Read the first time February 23, 2021.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-4072 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PICK-UP TRUCK WITH A FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAY NOT TOW MORE THAN ONE SEPARATE TRAILING VEHICLE, TO PROVIDE A MAXIMUM LENGTH FOR THIS COMBINATION OF VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT FOR THE FINAL TRAILING VEHICLE.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 33, Chapter 5, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-5-4072. Notwithstanding another provision of law, for recreational purposes only, a truck towing a vehicle utilizing a fifth wheel assembly may tow one additional vehicle. The combination of vehicles subject to this provision may not exceed a length of seventy-five feet overall dimension, inclusive of front and rear bumpers and load carried on it. However, the final trailing vehicle with its load must weigh no more than 3,000 pounds. A truck operating a towing combination as described in this provision also must include a video system which allows the driver of the truck to monitor the final trailing vehicle as it is being towed and comply with the provisions contained in Section 56-5-5150."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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