South Carolina General Assembly
120th Session, 2013-2014
Legislation Introduced into the Senate

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

FOR APRIL 3, 2013

S. 570 (Word version) -- Senator L. Martin: A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 56-1-2165 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NO ONE WHO EMPLOYS OR CONTRACTS WITH A PERSON WHO HAS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE OR DRIVES A VEHICLE SHALL BE HELD LIABLE IN CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS ARISING OUT OF THE PERSON'S OPERATION OF A VEHICLE BASED UPON CERTAIN THEORIES OF NEGLIGENCE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 56-5-6255 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION OF A REGULATION ENACTED UNDER THE STATE'S MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC AND SAFETY STATUTES AND REGULATIONS OR THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS, OR A CONVICTION FOR A MOVING VIOLATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE GROSS NEGLIGENCE, RECKLESSNESS, OR WILFUL CONDUCT PER SE, BUT MAY BE USED AS EVIDENCE OF SUCH CONDUCT.
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Read the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Last Updated: April 3, 2013 at 12:43 PM