Legislation Assigned to the Senate Tran Committee (10)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 9/8/2022


H 3729 Allows only certain storage costs to be charged to the owner or lienholder of a vehicle parked on private property without permission03.16.2022 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.16.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment limits tow storage charges, provides electronic access to vehicle information and electronic access of towing to owners and lienholders.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows only certain storage costs to be charged to the owner or lienholder of a vehicle parked on private property without permission. This bill also prohibits a towing company, garage, storage facility or repair shop from collecting storage costs prior to sending notice to the owner.
Sponsor: William Sandifer House Com: LCI Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 233 Status Date: 6/28/2022
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
S 0040 Prohibits a municipality from altering or establishing parking facilities on any state highway04.21.2021 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.15.2021 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.03.2021 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.26.2021 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from altering or establishing parking facilities on any state highway without the SC Department of Transportation's prior approval.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 89 Status Date: 6/1/2021
Keywords: Senate Transportation
Of Interest
S 0248 South Carolina Hands-Free Act01.19.2022 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.12.2022 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes all of the language in the current bill and replaces it with new language. The new bill includes a definition of mobile electronic device, includes exceptions for parking and navigation, includes penalties and preemptive language for local ordinances.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the driver of a motor vehicle from physically holding a wireless communication device while operating the vehicle.
Sponsor: Thomas Young House Com: Judy Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/1/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0296 Allows a municipality to adopt an ordinance governing golf cart operation during nondaylight hours03.17.2021 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.11.2021 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a municipality meeting certain geographic and population size requirements to adopt an ordinance governing golf cart operation during non-daylight hours for golf carts that are equipped with working headlights and rear lights.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works Status Date: 4/6/2021
Keywords: Senate Transportation
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S 0354 Grants a municipality the authority to allow operation of permitted golf carts on primary highways03.17.2021 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.03.11.2021 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment lowers the speed limit from 35 to 30 miles per hour. Summary of the bill as introduced: Grants a municipality the authority to allow permitted golf carts to be operated within its jurisdiction under certain conditions.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 5/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance Senate Transportation
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S 0438 Allows a political subdivision to install advertisement benches and creates a mass transit study committee Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a political subdivision to install and maintain commercial advertisement benches, and creates creates the Mass Transit Feasibility Study Committee to examine the possibility of connecting a mass transit system with Charlotte, N.C.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0535 Allows only certain storage costs to be charged to the owner or lienholder of a vehicle parked on private property without permission02.16.2022 A Senate Transportation subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows only certain storage costs to be charged to the owner or lienholder of a vehicle parked on private property without permission. This bill also prohibits a towing company, garage, storage facility or repair shop from collecting storage costs prior to sending notice to the owner.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/15/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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S 0667 Provides options and parameters to adjust or relocate billboards to restore visibility04.21.2021 The House Education and Public Works Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.07.2021 The House Education and Public Works Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.24.2021 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides options and parameters to adjust or relocate outdoor advertising signs to restore visibility.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: EdPW Senate Com: Tran
Status: Act No. 34 Status Date: 5/13/2021
Keywords: Billboards
Passed
S 0908 Prohibits motor vehicle modifications that result in the motor vehicle's front fender being raised 4 or more inches above the height of the rear fender04.28.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.20.2022 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Insurance subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2022 The Senate Transportation Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.12.2022 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires a six month waiting period after the effective date and includes a 5-year offense escalation look back. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits motor vehicle modifications that result in the motor vehicle's front fender being raised 4 or more inches above the height of the rear fender.
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: LCI Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Conference committee appointed Rankin, Grooms, McElveen Status Date: 5/12/2022
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 1054 Requires law enforcement to provide notification of towed vehicles by registered or certified mail02.16.2022 A Senate Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds language from companion bill S535. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officials to provide notification to the owner or lienholder of towed vehicles by registered or certified mail.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com: Tran
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Transportation Status Date: 2/8/2022
Keywords: General Governance
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