Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4425Primary Sponsor: CorningCommittee Number: 20Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Hunting game within certain distance of residenceResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental AffairsComputer Document Number: NO5/7435BD.94Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940111Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: CorningType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4425 House 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 20 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-70 SO AS TO PROHIBIT HUNTING GAME WITHIN ONE HUNDRED YARDS OF A RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS WITHOUT PERMISSION, PROVIDE PENALTIES AND EXCEPTIONS, AND DEFINE TERMS; TO REPEAL SECTION 50-11-355 RELATING TO HUNTING DEER NEAR RESIDENCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-70. It is unlawful to hunt game within one hundred yards of a residence or business without permission of the owner and occupant. 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. This section does not apply to a landowner hunting on his own land. As used in this section, `game' includes small game, big game, and migratory waterfowl."
SECTION 2. Section 50-11-355 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.