Current Status Bill Number:
3867Ratification Number: 173Act Number: 117Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950328Primary Sponsor: LimehouseAll Sponsors: Limehouse, Hutson, Rhoad, Riser and WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: pfm\7335bdw.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950524Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19950612Subject: Striped bass
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950612 Act No. A117 ------ 19950612 Signed by Governor ------ 19950606 Ratified R173 Senate 19950524 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19950523 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 19950518 Committee report: Favorable 07 SFGF Senate 19950501 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee House 19950427 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950426 Read second time House 19950419 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR House 19950328 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A117, R173, H3867)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-235, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AGAINST TAKING STRIPED BASS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE LENGTH OF THE STRIPED BASS PROHIBITION AND THE RESTRICTED AREA IN THE SANTEE RIVER AND PROVIDE FOR A RESTRICTION IN THE TAILRACE CANAL AND THE COOPER AND WANDO RIVERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Striped bass length; prohibition revised; restricted areas
SECTION 1. Section 50-13-235 of the 1976 Code, as amended by Section 1263, Act 181 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 50-13-235. It is unlawful to take or possess striped bass, rockfish, less than twenty-one inches in Lakes Marion and Moultrie, the Congaree River, the Wateree River northward to the Lake Wateree Dam, the Saluda River northward to the Lake Murray Dam, and the Santee River from the saltwater-freshwater dividing line, U.S. Highway 17, to the Intracoastal Waterway. It is unlawful to take or possess striped bass, rockfish, less than twenty-one inches in the Tailrace Canal from the Pinopolis Dam to the Cooper River, in the east and west branches of the Cooper River downstream to the U.S. Highway 17 bridge, and in the Wando River."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of June, 1995.