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H*3047
Session 120 (2013-2014) 

H*3047Next(Rat #0020, Act #0014 of 2013)  General Bill, By Hardwick and Sottile
 AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION
 50-5-581 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO GIG FOR FLOUNDER
 IN SALT WATERS DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "DAYLIGHT HOURS", TO
 PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT GIGGING DOES NOT INCLUDE UNDERWATER
 SPEAR FISHING. - ratified title

   12/11/12  House  Prefiled
   12/11/12  House  Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural
                     Resources and Environmental Affairs
   01/08/13  House  Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 65)
   01/08/13  House  Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural
                     Resources and Environmental Affairs
                     (House Journal-page 65)
   02/07/13  House  Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental
                     Affairs (House Journal-page 4)
   02/19/13  House  Amended (House Journal-page 37)
   02/19/13  House  Read second time (House Journal-page 37)
   02/19/13  House  Roll call Yeas-90  Nays-19 (House Journal-page 37)
   02/20/13  House  Read third time and sent to Senate
                     (House Journal-page 24)
   02/20/13  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 24)
   02/20/13  Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry
                     (Senate Journal-page 24)
   03/21/13  Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish,
                     Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 22)
   04/09/13  Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 41)
   04/09/13  Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 41)
   04/09/13  Senate Roll call Ayes-39  Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 41)
   04/10/13  Senate Read third time and returned to House with
                     amendments (Senate Journal-page 31)
   04/17/13  House  Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
                     (House Journal-page 48)
   04/17/13  House  Roll call Yeas-103  Nays-4 (House Journal-page 49)
   04/18/13         Ratified R 20
   04/23/13         Signed By Governor
   04/29/13         Effective date 04/23/13
   04/30/13         Act No. 14





H. Previous3047

(A14, R20, H3047)

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-581 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO GIG FOR FLOUNDER IN SALT WATERS DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "DAYLIGHT HOURS", TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT GIGGING DOES NOT INCLUDE UNDERWATER SPEAR FISHING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Unlawful gigging for flounder

SECTION    1.    Article 5, Chapter 5, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 50-5-581.    It is unlawful for a person to gig for flounder in the salt waters of this State during daylight hours. For the purposes of this section, 'daylight hours' means that period of time between official sunrise and official sunset. Any person violating the provisions of this section, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days. For the purposes of this section, gigging does not include underwater spear fishing."

Time effective

Section 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 18th day of April, 2013.

Approved the 23rd day of April, 2013.

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