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H*3874 (Rat #0392, Act #0348 of 1992) General Bill, By J.J. Snow
    A Bill to amend Section 50-17-1010, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the coastal fisheries laws and the establishment of particular restricted areas, so as to establish as a restricted area the area within one-quarter mile of the shores of the ocean beaches of Hunting Island and Fripp Island rather than Hunting Island only; to amend Section 50-17-1020, relating to the use of trawl nets in certain waters adjacent to Game Zones 7 and 9, violations and penalties, and seizure and disposition of boat and catch, so as to delete provisions making a violation of this Section a misdemeanor, provisions relating to penalties, provisions relating to seizure of any boat used used in the violation of this Section, including the boat's rigging, equipment, and catch, and provisions relating to selling the catch, status of the proceeds of that sale, and sale or redemption of the boat, rigging, and equipment; to amend Section 50-17-1030, relating to penalties for trawling in restricted areas, so as to delete the provisions of the Section and provide that the captain of a boat found trawling in the areas defined in Section 50-17-1010, 50-17-1020, or 50-17-1040 during the specified restricted period is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, for a first offense must be fined two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days, and provide that upon conviction for a second or subsequent offense the captain must be fined two hundred dollars and his license and the license of the boat must be suspended for thirty days; and to repeal Section 50-17-625, relating to the provisions making it unlawful to trawl for shrimp during the closed season near certain beaches of Hunting Island, Hilton Head Island, and Fripp Island and the penalties therefor.-amended title
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04/11/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-25
04/11/91House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-25
03/18/92House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-7
03/25/92House Amended HJ-34
03/25/92House Read second time HJ-37
03/26/92House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-18
03/30/92Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
03/30/92Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-8
04/02/92Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-9
04/15/92Senate Read second time SJ-21
04/21/92Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-8
04/28/92 Ratified R 392
05/04/92 Signed By Governor
05/04/92 Effective date 05/04/92
05/04/92 Act No. 348
05/26/92 Copies available

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