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Sponsors: Reps. Limehouse and Scarborough
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 466
Introduced in the House on February 9, 2005
Introduced in the Senate on March 16, 2005
Passed by the General Assembly on May 31, 2005
Governor's Action: June 7, 2005, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto sustained
Summary: Personalized license plates issued to federal commissioners or boards
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/9/2005 House Introduced and read first time HJ-35 2/9/2005 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-35 3/10/2005 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works HJ-3 3/14/2005 House Read second time HJ-18 3/15/2005 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-108 3/16/2005 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9 3/16/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation SJ-9 5/26/2005 Senate Polled out of committee Transportation SJ-283 5/26/2005 Senate Committee report: Favorable Transportation SJ-283 5/26/2005 Senate Unanimous consent for second and third readings on next two consecutive legislative days SJ-283 5/27/2005 Senate Read second time SJ-6 5/31/2005 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-24 6/1/2005 Ratified R 146 6/7/2005 Vetoed by Governor 6/14/2005 House Veto sustained Yeas-1 Nays-99
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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-2010, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES ISSUED TO MEMBERS OF FEDERAL COMMISSIONS AND BOARDS EXPIRE JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST EACH YEAR IN WHICH A NEW SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Federal commissions and boards personalized license plates
SECTION 1. Section 56-3-2010(B) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 459 of 1996, is further amended to read:
"(B) Private passenger motor vehicles must be assigned a biennial registration which expires on a staggered monthly basis. Where a current vehicle license plate currently is displayed, the owner of the vehicle may make application for personalized license plates two months in advance of the current registration expiration. A sticker reflecting the month of expiration of registration must be issued and affixed in the space provided on the license plate assigned to the vehicle. A personalized license plate issued to a motorcycle expires November thirtieth two years after issuance. Every personalized license plate issued to members of the General Assembly and members of licensed state or federal commissions and boards expires January thirty-first each year in which a new session of the General Assembly begins. Every vehicle registration must be renewed biennially upon application by the owner and by payment of the fee required by law to take effect the first day of the month following the expiration of the registration to be renewed."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 1st day of June, 2005.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2005.
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