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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-21-925 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LIMITED PARDON MAY BE GRANTED TO A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A NONVIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE THAT WOULD ALLOW HIM TO CARRY A FIREARM USED FOR HUNTING TO AND FROM HIS HUNTING DESTINATION AND USE IT WHILE HUNTING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 11, Chapter 21, Title 24 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-21-925. Notwithstanding another provision of law, a person who has been convicted of a nonviolent felony offense may make application to the board for a limited pardon that would allow the person to carry a firearm used for hunting to and from his hunting destination and use it while hunting."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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