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H 4665
Session 112 (1997-1998) 

H 4665 General Bill, By Hawkins, Allison, Bailey, Barrett, Breeland, J. Brown, 
A.W. Byrd, Canty, Cave, Clyburn, Davenport, J.G. Felder, Haskins, J. Hines, 
M. Hines, Howard, Inabinett, Klauber, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Mack, Mason, 
McMahand, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Rice, Rodgers, Sandifer, Simrill, 
Walker, Wilder and Young-Brickell
 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
 1976, RELATING TO FREE HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR DISABLED PERSONS, SO
 AS TO CHANGE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE METHOD OF ESTABLISHING DISABILITY AND
 THE CONDITIONS FOR INITIAL ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF THE DISABLED FREE LICENSE.

   02/18/98  House  Introduced and read first time HJ-44
   02/18/98  House  Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural
                     Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-44



A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-510, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FREE HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR DISABLED PERSONS, SO AS TO CHANGE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE METHOD OF ESTABLISHING DISABILITY AND THE CONDITIONS FOR INITIAL ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF THE DISABLED FREE LICENSE.

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

SECTION 1. Section 50-9-510(16) of the 1976 Code, as amended by Act 372 of 1996, is further amended to read:

"(16) A person who has been a domiciled resident of South Carolina for at least one year and who produces a certificate from a licensed doctor of medicine that the person is disabled is determined to be totally disabled under a program for Social Security, federal civil service, the South Carolina State Retirement System, the Railroad Retirement Board, the Veterans Administration, or Medicaid assistance may obtain is entitled to a statewide fishing and hunting license at no cost. This license includes, but is not limited to, the privilege of hunting big game, hunting on wildlife management area lands, and state migratory waterfowl and of saltwater fishing. It The license must be issued by the department from its Columbia office only and is valid for three years. Disability recertification is required for renewal, provided that any a person with quadriplegia or paraplegia who initially is certified as totally disabled with either condition under this item will does not have to obtain a disability recertification, and provided further that the fact that the person works at a job, whether in the case of quadriplegia, paraplegia, or otherwise, shall not in any manner preclude the initial issuance or the renewal of this license. To recertify, applicant must furnish proof, in the manner determined by the department, that he or she is currently receiving disability benefits."

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

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