View Amendment Current Amendment: 4 to Bill 3240 Rep. TALLON proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 3240 (COUNCIL\AHB\3240C006.BH.AHB17):

Reference is to Printer's Date 2/15/17-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, Page 3240-1 through 3240-2, by striking SECTION 2 in its entirety and inserting:

/      SECTION      2.      Section 23-31-215(N) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 223 of 2016, is further amended to read:

     "(N)(1)      Valid out-of-state permits to carry concealable weapons held by a resident of a reciprocal state, or a state that recognizes and honors a valid South Carolina permit, who is twenty-one years old or older must be honored by this State, provided, that the reciprocal state requires an applicant to successfully pass a criminal background check and a course in firearm training and safety. A resident of a reciprocal state carrying a concealable weapon in South Carolina with a valid out-of-state permit to carry a concealable weapon is subject to and must abide by the laws of South Carolina regarding concealable weapons while in South Carolina. SLED shall maintain and publish a list of those states as the states with which South Carolina has reciprocity. The age twenty-one requirement does not apply to a member of the active or reserve military, or a member of the National Guard.
           (2)      Notwithstanding the reciprocity requirements of item (1), South Carolina shall automatically recognize concealed weapon permits issued by Georgia and North Carolina.
           (3)      The reciprocity provisions of this section shall not be construed to authorize the holder of any out-of-state permit or license to carry, in this State, any firearm or weapon other than a handgun."      /

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