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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
April 13, 2011
Introduced by Reps. Rutherford, G.R. Smith, Clyburn, Weeks, Whipper and R.L. Brown
S. Printed 4/13/11--H.
Read the first time January 11, 2011.
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.
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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 24-21-1010. 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."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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