Current Status Bill Number:
1123Ratification Number: 455Act Number: 418Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960213Primary Sponsor: ReeseAll Sponsors: ReeseDrafted Document Number: jic\5178ac.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960528Date of Last Amendment: 19960416Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960604Subject: Rifles and shotguns, purchase in state
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960621 Act No. A418 ------ 19960604 Signed by Governor ------ 19960530 Ratified R455 House 19960528 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19960523 Read second time House 19960522 Objection by Representative Scott Moody- Lawrence Lloyd McMahand Littlejohn Cain Byrd Limbaugh Anderson House 19960521 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, 19960522 House 19960515 Committee report: Favorable 25 HJ House 19960430 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Senate 19960425 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960416 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments Senate 19960410 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19960213 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A418, R455, S1123)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF RIFLES OR SHOTGUNS, SO AS TO ALLOW RESIDENTS OF ANY STATE RATHER THAN ONLY RESIDENTS OF CONTIGUOUS STATES TO PURCHASE RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS IN THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Nonresident purchase of rifles and shotguns
SECTION 1. Section 23-31-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 23-31-20. A resident of any state may purchase rifles and shotguns in this State if the resident conforms to applicable provisions of statutes and regulations of this State, the United States, and of the state in which the person resides."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 4th day of June, 1996.