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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 3716 General Bill, By Hill, Putnam, G.R. Smith, Corley, Bedingfield, Chumley, Burns and Loftis
Similar (S 0105, S 0570)
Summary: SC Constitutional Carry Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY ACT OF 2015"; TO AMEND SECTION 10-11-320, RELATING TO CARRYING OR DISCHARGING OF A FIREARM, SO AS TO DELETE THE TERM "CONCEALABLE WEAPONS' PERMIT" AND REPLACE IT WITH THE TERM "FIREARM"; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF A HANDGUN, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO A CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT ISSUED TO A PERSON, TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS A HANDGUN TO BE CARRIED BY A PERSON IN A VEHICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN PERSONS WHO ARE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE MAY CARRY A HANDGUN UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-23-420 AND 16-23-430, AS AMENDED, BOTH RELATING TO THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO CONCEALED WEAPON PERMITS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT BOTH SECTIONS DO NOT APPLY TO A PERSON WHO LAWFULLY IS CARRYING A WEAPON; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-460, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT APPLY TO HANDGUNS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-145, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CERTAIN ACTS THAT ARE UNLAWFUL IN A STATE PARK, SO AS TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO THE PROVISION THAT PROHIBITS THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALABLE WEAPON ONTO CERTAIN PREMISES, TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE REVOCATION OF A PERSON'S PERMIT WHEN HE VIOLATES CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION, AND TO REVISE THE PROVISION THAT ALLOWS CERTAIN PERSONS TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON WITHOUT A PERMIT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 23-31-220 AND 23-31-225, BOTH RELATING TO A PROPERTY OWNER'S RIGHT TO ALLOW A HOLDER OF A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT TO CARRY A WEAPON ONTO HIS PROPERTY, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES, TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION REGULATES BOTH PERSONS WHO POSSESS AND DO NOT POSSESS A WEAPONS PERMIT, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE REVOCATION OF A PERMIT FOR A VIOLATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW, AND TO DELETE A REFERENCE TO THE PROVISION THAT PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALED WEAPON PERMITS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON WHILE ON DUTY, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THESE PERSONS TO POSSESS A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT.
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02/25/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8)
02/25/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 8)
03/19/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith
03/24/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Corley
04/22/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bedingfield
05/19/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Chumley, Burns, Loftis



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