2021 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 56 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 2 - Specialized Vehicles
Section 56-2-3020. Mopeds of nonresidents.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 56-2-3020 (2021)

(A) A privately owned and operated moped of a nonresident, otherwise subject to registration and license as provided by this chapter, may be operated within this State without being registered and licensed provided that the moped:

(1) is duly registered or licensed in the state, territory, district, or country of residence of the owner; and

(2) has displayed or issued a valid registration, registration card, license plate or decal, or other indicia satisfactorily evidencing compliance with the requirements of the owner's home jurisdiction.

(B) The moped of a nonresident must be registered and licensed pursuant to this chapter upon the earlier of a nonresident's:

(1) establishment of domicile in this State; or

(2) operation of the moped in this State for an accumulated period exceeding one hundred and eighty days.

HISTORY: 2017 Act No. 89 (H.3247), Section 10, eff November 19, 2018.

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