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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
April 6, 2011
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Read the first time January 11, 2011.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3127) 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, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass with amendment:
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 in its entirety.
Amend the bill further, as and if amended, by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION:
/ SECTION __. Article 11, Chapter, 21 Title 24 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-21-1010. a person who has received a pardon for any crime except criminal sexual conduct or a crime of violence as defined in Section 16-23-10(3), may apply, or cause someone acting on his behalf to apply to the circuit court for an order expunging the records of his arrest and conviction." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.
JAMES H. HARRISON for Committee.
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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