2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 56 - Motor Vehicles
Section 56-3-3320 - Design of plate; handicapped eligibility.

SC Code § 56-3-3320 (2012) What's This?

(A) The special license plates must be of the same size as regular motor vehicle license plates, upon which must be imprinted on the left side of the plates the distinctive purple heart insignia with numbers and designs determined by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

(B) If a person who qualifies for the special license plate issued under this section also qualifies for the handicapped license plate issued pursuant to Section 56-3-1960(1), then the license plate issued pursuant to this section shall also include the distinguishing symbol used on license plates issued pursuant to Section 56-3-1960(1). Until the department determines that the license plate shall be redesigned to include the symbol, the department shall develop a decal using a distinguishing symbol to be placed on the license plate which shall be issued to all persons who request the license plate authorized by this subsection, including persons for whom license plates were issued pursuant to this section on the effective date of this subsection.

HISTORY: 1987 Act No. 138 Section 1; 1993 Act No. 164, Part II, Section 22KK; 1996 Act No. 422, Section 2; 2000 Act No. 242, Section 2.

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