Current Status Bill Number:
1266Ratification Number: 370Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960320Primary Sponsor: GregoryAll Sponsors: GregoryDrafted Document Number: gjk\22486dw.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960510Date of Last Amendment: 19960425Governor's Action: VDate of Governor's Action: 19960520Action on Governor's Veto: SSubject: Antlered deer season in Game Zone No. 4
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960522 Veto sustained ------ 19960520 Vetoed by Governor ------ 19960514 Ratified R370 House 19960510 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19960509 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19960508 Recalled from Committee 20 HANR House 19960430 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Senate 19960429 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19960425 Amended, read second time Senate 19960424 Committee report: Favorable with 07 SFGF amendment Senate 19960320 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-310, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE OPEN SEASON FOR ANTLERED DEER, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FROM PROVIDING A BREAK IN THE SEASON ON PRIVATE LANDS IN GAME ZONE 4 AND PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT FROM CLOSING ANY PART OF THE DEER SEASON IN WHICH FIREARMS ARE ALLOWED ON PRIVATE LANDS IN GAME ZONE 4.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Taking of deer
SECTION 1. Section 50-11-310 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 375 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"Section 50-11-310. (A) The open season for taking antlered deer is:
(1) Game Zones 1, 2, and 4: as set by the department between October first and January first. The department may designate the sex of the deer that may be taken and may promulgate regulations for the proper control of the deer harvest in these game zones. However, the department may not provide for a break in the deer season on private lands in Game Zone 4, nor may the department close any part of the deer season in which firearms are allowed on private lands in Game Zone 4;
(2) Game Zones 5 and 7: with bow and arrow September first through January first and with firearms September fifteenth through January first;
(3) Game Zones 8 and 9: August fifteenth to August thirty-first with bow and arrow only and September first through January first with firearms. Antlerless deer may be taken December fifteenth through January first with bow and arrow only;
(4) Game Zone 10: September first through January first with bow and arrow only and with firearms September fifteenth through January first.
(B) Except as provided in subsection (A), the season for taking antlered deer is August fifteenth through January first.
(C) It is unlawful to pursue deer with dogs except during the prescribed season for hunting deer."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
In the Senate House ____________________________________________.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of ________________________, 1996.
Printer's Date -- May 17, 1996 -- S.