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H*3289 (Rat #0101) General Bill, By G.R. Smith and Knight
Summary: Safe following distance
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-5-1930, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTANCE THAT MUST BE MAINTAINED BETWEEN VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG A HIGHWAY, SO AS TO REVISE THE TERM "DRIVER" TO "OPERATOR" IN REGARD TO THESE VEHICLES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO THE OPERATOR OF ANY NONLEADING COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SUBJECT TO FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS AND TRAVELING IN A SERIES OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLES USING COOPERATIVE ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL OR ANY OTHER AUTOMATED DRIVING TECHNOLOGY. - ratified title
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12/15/16House Prefiled
12/15/16House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
01/10/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 150)
01/10/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 150)
01/25/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight
01/26/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 5)
01/30/17 Scrivener's error corrected
02/01/17House Amended (House Journal-page 38)
02/01/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 38)
02/01/17House Roll call Yeas-96 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 39)
02/02/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 25)
02/02/17 Scrivener's error corrected
02/07/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12)
02/07/17Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 12)
04/05/17Senate Polled out of committee Transportation (Senate Journal-page 21)
04/05/17Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation
05/08/17Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/08/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/08/17Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 28)
05/09/17Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 12)
05/10/17House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 57)
05/10/17House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 57)
05/15/17 Ratified R 101
05/19/17 Signed By Governor
05/25/17 Effective date 5/19/17



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