Reference is to Printer's Date 3/21/12-H.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION:
/ SECTION __. Section 16-23-465 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 274 of 2002, is further amended to read:
In addition to the penalties provided for by Sections
16-11-330 and 16-23-460 and by Article 1 of Chapter 23
of Title 16, 16-11-620 and 23-31220 a person
convicted of carrying a pistol or firearm into a
business which sells alcoholic liquor, beer, or wine for
consumption on the premises is guilty of a misdemeanor
and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than two thousand
dollars or imprisoned not more than three
two years, or both, when the person:
(1) carries a firearm into any business which sells alcoholic liquor, beer, or wine for consumption on the premises and which at the time of the offense was clearly and conspicuously posted in accordance with Section 23-31-220;
(2) carries a firearm in any business which sells alcoholic liquor, beer, or wine for consumption on the premises and refuses to leave or to remove the firearm from the premises when asked to do so by a person legally in control of the premises; or
(3) consumes alcohol while carrying a firearm in any business which sells alcoholic liquor, beer, or wine for consumption on the premises.
In addition to the penalties
described above, a person who violates this section while
carrying a concealable weapon pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 31,
Title 23, must have his concealed weapon permit
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.