Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 761Ratification Number: 111Act Number: 57Primary Sponsor: DrummondType of Legislation: GBSubject: Hunting, fishing license; lifetimeDate Bill Passed both Bodies: May 01, 1991Computer Document Number: JIC/5325.HCGovernor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: May 27, 1991Introduced Date: Mar 13, 1991Date of Last Amendment: Apr 30, 1991Last History Body: ------Last History Date: May 27, 1991Last History Type: Act No. 57Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: DrummondType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 761 ------ May 27, 1991 Act No. 57 761 ------ May 27, 1991 Signed by Governor 761 ------ May 21, 1991 Ratified R 111 761 House May 01, 1991 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification 761 House May 01, 1991 Reconsidered vote whereby non-concurred in Senate Amendments 761 House Apr 30, 1991 Non-concurrence in Senate amendment 761 Senate Apr 30, 1991 House amendments amended, returned to House 761 House Apr 24, 1991 Read third time, returned with amendment 761 House Apr 23, 1991 Amended, read second time 761 House Apr 17, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 20 761 House Mar 28, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 20 referred to Committee 761 Senate Mar 27, 1991 Read third time, sent to House 761 Senate Mar 26, 1991 Read second time 761 Senate Mar 21, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 07 761 Senate Mar 13, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 07 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A57, R111, S761)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-30, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR A HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAY RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR A LIFETIME LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-500, RELATING TO THE RESERVOIRS, LAKES, AND STREAMS FRESHWATER FISHING PERMIT FOR NONMANUFACTURED TACKLE AND NATURAL BAIT, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A NONRESIDENT THREE-DAY PERMIT FOR A FEE OF THREE DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-1760, RELATING TO THE SALE OF WHITE PERCH, SO AS TO EXTEND THE PERIOD FOR THE LAWFUL SALE OF WHITE PERCH.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The last paragraph of Section 50-9-30 of the 1976 Code, as amended by Act 101 of 1989, is further amended to read:
"`Resident' means a person who is a citizen of the United States and who has been a domiciled resident of this State for thirty consecutive days or more immediately before the date of his application for license or permit and for one hundred eighty consecutive days or more immediately before the date of his application for a lifetime license. A person holding a state resident hunting or fishing license who cannot furnish proof of residency is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars or be imprisoned for not less than ten days nor more than thirty days. A person holding a lifetime license who cannot furnish proof of residency is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than one thousand dollars or be imprisoned for not more than six months."
SECTION 2. Section 50-9-500 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"Notwithstanding Section 50-9-460 or 50-9-470 or other provisions of Title 50, a nonresident of this State may procure a three-day permit as provided in this section at a cost of three dollars, one dollar of which may be retained by the issuing agent. The portion of the proceeds not retained by the agent must be remitted to the department and used as provided in this section."
Sale of white perch
SECTION 3. Section 50-13-1760 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 50-13-1760. (A) It is illegal to sell white perch (Marone Americana) caught in this State. Only those fish imported into the State from another state may be sold, and an invoice showing the origin and the number or poundage must accompany the transporting vehicle. The invoice must be retained at the market or place of retail sale.
(B) Only fresh fish on ice with an invoice not over two weeks old may be sold lawfully. Frozen fish must not be sold. White perch may be sold only January first through May thirty-first.
(C) If a shipment of fish or portion of a shipment is sold to another dealer within a state, a copy of the original invoice must accompany the fish during the transportation and at the market place. In addition a new bill of sale must accompany the fish showing them as a portion of the fish bought under the original sale from out-of-state with the original invoice number included.
(D) A person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days."
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor, except the amendment to Section 50-9-500 of the 1976 Code in Section 2 takes effect July 1, 1992.
Approved the 27th day of May, 1991.