Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3549Ratification Number: 327Act Number: 313Primary Sponsor: SnowType of Legislation: GBSubject: Crows, hunting and taking ofDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940224Computer Document Number: NO5/8879BD.93Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19940316Introduced Date: 19930223Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19940316Last History Type: Act No. 313Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: SnowType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 3549 ------ 19940316 Act No. 313 3549 ------ 19940316 Signed by Governor 3549 ------ 19940310 Ratified R 327 3549 Senate 19940224 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 3549 Senate 19940223 Read second time 3549 Senate 19940222 Committee Report: Favorable 07 3549 Senate 19940201 Introduced, read first time, 07 referred to Committee 3549 House 19940127 Read third time, sent to Senate 3549 House 19940126 Read second time 3549 House 19940119 Committee Report: Favorable 20 3549 House 19930223 Introduced, read first time, 20 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A313, R327, H3549)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-854 SO AS TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO SET SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS FOR HUNTING AND TAKING CROWS CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND PROVIDE LIMITATIONS AND PENALTIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Seasons and bag limits for hunting and taking crows
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-854. (A) The department may establish seasons and bag limits for the hunting and taking of crows consistent with the federal regulation governing those activities. However:
(1) The hunting season or seasons on crows may not exceed a total of one hundred twenty-four days during a calendar year:
(2) The department shall designate a season or seasons between September first and March first:
(3) It is unlawful to hunt or take crows:
(a) from an aircraft;
(b) by any methods except firearms, bow and arrow, and falconry;
(c) except as permitted by this section.
(B) A person violating this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not less than one hundred nor more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 16th day of March, 1994.