Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 769Primary Sponsor: DrummondCommittee Number: 20Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Wildlife carcassesResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental AffairsComputer Document Number: DKA/3143.ALIntroduced Date: Mar 13, 1991Date of Last Amendment: Apr 08, 1992Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Apr 14, 1992Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: DrummondType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 769 House Apr 14, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 20 referred to Committee 769 Senate Apr 09, 1992 Read third time, sent to House 769 Senate Apr 08, 1992 Amended, read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Thursday, April 9, 1992 769 Senate Apr 07, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 07 with amendment 769 Senate Mar 13, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 07 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
April 8, 1992
S. Printed 4/8/92--S.
Read the first time March 13, 1991.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-65 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE ABANDONMENT OF WILDLIFE CARCASSES.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-65. It is unlawful for a person to take a big game species and abandon the carcass or remove only the head, hide, claws, teeth, antlers, feathers, or internal organs or all of these parts and abandon the carcass or body. It is unlawful to solicit, hire, or procure another person to do these acts. A person who violates 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. For the purpose of this section big game includes deer, turkey, and bear."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.