View Amendment Current Amendment: 44 to Bill 3594

Senator McLeod proposes the following amendment (LC-3594.CM0084S):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

SECTION X. Chapter 31, Title 23 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

Article 9

Firearm Liability Insurance

 Section 23-31-9010.  (A) A resident of this State who owns or possesses a firearm shall obtain and continuously maintain in full force and effect a homeowner's, renter's, or gun liability insurance policy that covers losses or damages resulting from any negligent or accidental use of the firearm including, but not limited to, death, injury and property damage. Proof of insurance must be displayed upon demand by a law enforcement officer.
 (B) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be sentenced not more than thirty days, fined one thousand dollars, or both.