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H 3683 General Bill, By Koon
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 50-11-1775 so as to prohibit the transportation or attempts to transport live furbearing animals out of state unless permitted by the Department and provide penalties; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Article 13 to Chapter 11, Title 50 so as to provide for the licensing of hound coursing pen operators; to amend Section 50-11-2450, relating to reporting by commercial fur licensees, so as to delete the limitation of the license denial penalty to the second offense; to amend Section 50-11-2480, relating to exemptions from a fur buyers license, so as to include hound coursing pen operator licensees; to amend Section 50-11-2500, relating to permits for holding fur after the regular season, so as to provide for the Section to apply to commercial fur licensees, change the reference to fur to live furbearing animals or their pelts, and revise the permit application requirements; to amend Section 50-11-2540, relating to the season for trapping furbearing animals, so as to provide separate seasons for certain game zones, delete the limitation to commercial purposes and the authorization to take the animals during general open hunting seasons, and provide for the Department instead of the Director of Game and Freshwater Fisheries to authorize additional time to trap; to amend Section 50-11-2560, relating to penalties, so as to include Section 50-11-2540; and to repeal Section 50-11-2580 relating to exceptions from the requirements pertaining to furbearing animals.
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03/13/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-3
03/13/91House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-4

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