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South Carolina Code of Laws

Title 23 - Law Enforcement and Public Safety



SECTION 23-33-10. "Missile" defined.

A "missile," as contemplated by this chapter, shall be defined as any object or substance hurled through the air by the use of gunpowder or any other explosive substance whether purchased by the individual or compounded from chemicals.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-131; 1958 (50) 1904.

SECTION 23-33-20. Permit required for firing missile.

Before any person shall fire or attempt to fire or discharge any missile within the borders of this State, he shall first procure a written permit from the Aeronautics Division of the Department of Commerce on such form as it may prescribe.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-132; 1958 (50) 1904; 1993 Act No. 181, Section 361.

SECTION 23-33-30. Exemptions from application of chapter.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the firing or discharge of missiles by any agency of the Federal or State government, to small firearms or to fireworks now authorized by law.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-133; 1958 (50) 1904.

SECTION 23-33-40. Penalties.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined not more than one hundred dollars or be imprisoned for not more than thirty days or both, in the discretion of the court.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-134; 1958 (50) 1904.

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