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A14, R20, H3047
Sponsors: Reps. Hardwick and Sottile
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Introduced in the House on January 8, 2013
Introduced in the Senate on February 20, 2013
Last Amended on April 9, 2013
Passed by the General Assembly on April 17, 2013
Governor's Action: April 23, 2013, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/11/2012 House Prefiled 12/11/2012 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs 1/8/2013 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 65) 1/8/2013 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 65) 2/7/2013 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 4) 2/19/2013 House Amended (House Journal-page 37) 2/19/2013 House Read second time (House Journal-page 37) 2/19/2013 House Roll call Yeas-90 Nays-19 (House Journal-page 37) 2/20/2013 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 24) 2/20/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 24) 2/20/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 24) 3/21/2013 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 22) 4/9/2013 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 41) 4/9/2013 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 41) 4/9/2013 Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 41) 4/10/2013 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 31) 4/17/2013 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 48) 4/17/2013 House Roll call Yeas-103 Nays-4 (House Journal-page 49) 4/18/2013 Ratified R 20 4/23/2013 Signed By Governor 4/29/2013 Effective date 04/23/13 4/30/2013 Act No. 14
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(A14, R20, H3047)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-581 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO GIG FOR FLOUNDER IN SALT WATERS DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "DAYLIGHT HOURS", TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT GIGGING DOES NOT INCLUDE UNDERWATER SPEAR FISHING.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Unlawful gigging for flounder
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 5, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-5-581. It is unlawful for a person to gig for flounder in the salt waters of this State during daylight hours. For the purposes of this section, 'daylight hours' means that period of time between official sunrise and official sunset. Any person violating the provisions of this section, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days. For the purposes of this section, gigging does not include underwater spear fishing."
Section 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 18th day of April, 2013.
Approved the 23rd day of April, 2013.
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