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Sponsors: Rep. Hill
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Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Jacob Hall's Law
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2016 House Prefiled 12/15/2016 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/10/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 164) 1/10/2017 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 164)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-430, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CARRYING WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, SO AS TO ENACT "JACOB HALL'S LAW", TO PROVIDE THAT SCHOOL PERSONNEL AND CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDERS AUTHORIZED BY SCHOOL OFFICIALS MAY CARRY A WEAPON ON SCHOOL PROPERTY IN ADDITION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND TO ALLOW SCHOOL OFFICIALS TO ALLOW CARRYING OF WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL OR CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDERS, REQUIRE WEAPONS TRAINING BEFORE AUTHORIZING SCHOOL PERSONNEL OR CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDERS TO CARRY WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY, OR PROHIBIT SCHOOL PERSONNEL OR CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDERS FROM CARRYING WEAPONS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. This act may be cited as "Jacob Hall's Law".
SECTION 2. Section 16-23-430(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) It shall be unlawful for any person, except state, county, or municipal law enforcement officers
or; school personnel authorized by school officials ,; and persons authorized to carry a concealed weapon pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23, to carry on his person, while on any elementary or secondary school property, a knife, with a blade over two inches long, a blackjack, a metal pipe or pole, firearms, or any other type of weapon, device, or object which may be used to inflict bodily injury or death.
School officials may:
(1) allow school personnel or concealed weapon permit holders to carry on their person a weapon on school property;
(2) require additional weapons training before authorizing school personnel or concealed weapon permit holders to carry on their person a weapon on school property; or
(3) prohibit school personnel or concealed weapon permit holders from carrying on their person a weapon on school property."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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