South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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S. 324

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Peeler, Hutto and McElveen
Document Path: l:\council\bills\bh\7098ahb17.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3205

Introduced in the Senate on January 31, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Concealed weapons

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/31/2017  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 17)
   1/31/2017  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 17)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/31/2017

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ALLOWED TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON WHILE ON DUTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE PERSONS WHO ARE RETIRED FROM CERTAIN OFFICES AND CLERKS OF COURT IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE.

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.    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 active or retired:

(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; and

(13)    clerks of court."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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