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A115, R62, S641
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
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Introduced in the Senate on April 23, 2013
Introduced in the House on May 14, 2013
Passed by the General Assembly on May 31, 2013
Governor's Action: June 7, 2013, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/23/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7) 4/23/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 7) 5/2/2013 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 22) 5/3/2013 Scrivener's error corrected 5/7/2013 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 19) 5/7/2013 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 19) 5/8/2013 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 8) 5/14/2013 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 20) 5/14/2013 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 20) 5/29/2013 House Recalled from Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 33) 5/30/2013 House Read second time (House Journal-page 68) 5/30/2013 House Roll call Yeas-103 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 68) 5/30/2013 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 70) 5/31/2013 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 4) 6/4/2013 Ratified R 62 6/7/2013 Signed By Governor 6/18/2013 Effective date See Act for Effective Date 8/13/2013 Act No. 115
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A115, R62, S641)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO DEFINE "FALCONRY" AND MAKE IT LAWFUL TO ENGAGE IN FALCONRY IN SOUTH CAROLINA JANUARY 1, 2014, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014, TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF FALCONRY, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Falconry allowed, regulations, penalty
SECTION 1. (A) Falconry is the hunting of wild quarry in its natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird of prey or raptor (Order Falconiformes or Order Strigiformes other than bald eagle).
(B) A resident of this State may lawfully engage in falconry in this State after December 31, 2013, if the person holds a valid South Carolina statewide hunting license and as of December 31, 2013, the person held a valid federal falconry permit and complies with the provisions of subsection (C)(1) of this section.
(C)(1) Those federal regulations governing engaging in falconry applicable in this State as of December 31, 2013, are deemed incorporated into the text of this joint resolution, mutatis mutandis, and apply in this State after December 31, 2013. These regulations, as incorporated, must be enforced by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources as applicable.
(2) After December 31, 2013, a person engaging in falconry in violation of the regulations made applicable in this State pursuant to this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than thirty days, or both.
SECTION 2. The provisions of this joint resolution take effect upon approval by the Governor and apply only through December 31, 2014.
Ratified the 4th day of June, 2013.
Approved the 7th day of June, 2013.
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