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Sponsors: Reps. Nanney, Burns, Willis, Atwater, Clemmons, Hamilton, Loftis, Pitts, Putnam and G.R. Smith
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Introduced in the House on March 3, 2016
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Concealed Weapons Permit
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/3/2016 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 10) 3/3/2016 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 10)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN PUBLIC OFFICIALS THAT POSSESS A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT WHO ARE ALLOWED TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON WHILE PERFORMING THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY ELECTED STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL, OR COUNTY OR CITY ADMINISTRATOR WHO POSSESSES A VALID PERMIT MAY CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON UPON ANY PROPERTY OWNED OR POSSESSED BY THE STATE OR A LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 23-31-240 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 23-31-240. (A) Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this article, the following persons who possess a valid permit pursuant to this article may carry a concealable weapon anywhere within this State, when carrying out the duties of their office:
(1) active Supreme Court justices;
(2) active judges of the court of appeals;
(3) active circuit court judges;
(4) active family court judges;
(5) active masters-in-equity;
(6) active probate court judges;
(7) active magistrates;
(8) active municipal court judges;
(9) active federal judges;
(10) active administrative law judges;
(11) active solicitors and assistant solicitors; and
(12) active workers' compensation commissioners.
(B) Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this article, any elected state or local official, or county or city administrator who possesses a valid permit pursuant to this article may carry a concealable weapon upon any property owned or possessed by the State or a local governmental entity."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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