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  • Introduced
    Jan 14, 2021
  • Passed House
    Feb 17, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Apr 21, 2021
  • Signed into Law
    May 06, 2021
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H 3689
South Carolina House Bill
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-376, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SYSTEM OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE WEIGHT LIMITATION FOR VEHICLES FOR WHICH THE BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FEE IS ONE HUNDRED SIXTY DOLLARS OR MORE; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-660, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF SELF-PROPELLED PROPERTY CARRYING VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MOTOR CARRIER SELECTING SOUTH CAROLINA AS ITS BASE JURISDICTION FOR REGISTERING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION PLAN MUST OWN OR LEASE REAL PROPERTY USED DIRECTLY IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT OR PERSONS WITHIN THE STATE, AND TO REVISE THE PROCESS FOR PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES FOR LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-190, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ARE REGISTERED THROUGH THE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-195, RELATING TO THE PROCESSING OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS AND LICENSING RENEWALS BY COUNTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION AND LICENSING RENEWAL FEES BY OWNERS OF LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2650, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF VEHICLE TAX NOTICES AND PAID RECEIPTS, SO AS TO LIMIT THE TYPES OF TAX NOTICES PREPARED BY A COUNTY AUDITOR, AND PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL MAIL A NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS OF LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHO DO NOT RECEIVE BILLS FROM COUNTIES CONTAINING CERTAIN INFORMATION; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2810, RELATING TO CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "MOTOR CARRIER"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-37-2840 AND 12-37-2850, BOTH RELATING TO ROAD USE FEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE A MOTOR CARRIER REGISTERING A LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE OR BUS MUST PAY THE ROAD USE FEE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, TO PROVIDE QUARTERLY INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2860, RELATING TO CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES AND TO REVISE THE AMOUNT OF REGISTRATION FEES THAT MAY BE PAID ON AN INSTALLMENT BASIS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-2880, RELATING TO THE FAIR MARKET VALUE OF A LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SUBJECT TO A ROAD USE FEE, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION PLAN AND SECTION 56-3-190, AND PROVIDE COUNTIES SHALL MAIL BILLS FOR ROAD USE FEES AND REGISTRATION TO CERTAIN LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES DURING A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-240, RELATING TO THE CONTENT OF AN APPLICATION FOR A VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSE, SO AS TO REVISE THE CONTENTS OF AN APPLICATION RELATING TO LARGE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-355, RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REGISTRATION CARDS AND LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES FOR WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES MUST SUSPEND OR REVOKE A REGISTRATION CARD OR LICENSE PLATE FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES. - ratified title
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legislature • May 13, 2021: Act No. 37
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      • May 13, 2021 | legislature
        • Effective date See Act for Effective Date
        • Act No. 37
      • May 06, 2021 | legislature
        • Signed By Governor
      • May 04, 2021 | legislature
        • Ratified R 50
      • Apr 27, 2021 | House
        • Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
        • Roll call Yeas-114 Nays-0
      • Apr 21, 2021 | Senate
        • Read third time and returned to House with amendments
      • Apr 20, 2021 | Senate
        • Read second time
        • Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0
      • Apr 15, 2021 | legislature
        • Scrivener's error corrected
      • Apr 14, 2021 | Senate
        • Committee Amendment Adopted
      • Apr 09, 2021 | legislature
        • Scrivener's error corrected
      • Apr 08, 2021 | Senate
        • Committee report: Favorable with amendment Transportation
      • Feb 17, 2021 | Senate
        • Introduced and read first time
        • Referred to Committee on Transportation
      • Feb 17, 2021 | House
        • Read third time and sent to Senate
      • Feb 16, 2021 | House
        • Read second time
        • Roll call Yeas-110 Nays-0
      • Feb 11, 2021 | House
        • Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works
      • Jan 14, 2021 | House
        • Introduced and read first time
        • Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
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