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April 29, 2009
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TO PROVIDE THAT IN FLORENCE COUNTY A PERSON MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM THE GOVERNING BODY OF A HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION OR A RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION BEFORE HE MAY DISCHARGE A FIREARM ON ANY PROPERTY OWNED BY OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION OR THE RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION, TO PROVIDE A FINE FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A FINE MAY NOT BE IMPOSED UPON A PERSON WHOSE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IS COVERED BY A LEGAL DEFENSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) In Florence County a person must obtain permission from the governing body of a homeowner's association or a residential subdivision before he may discharge a firearm on property owned by or under the control of the homeowner's association or residential subdivision.
(B) A civil fine of not more than one hundred dollars must be imposed upon a person who violates this section and paid to the homeowner's association or residential subdivision.
(C) A person may not be fined under this section if the discharge of his firearm is covered by a legal defense.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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