Current Status Bill Number:
4118Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950412Primary Sponsor: KirshAll Sponsors: KirshDrafted Document Number: dka\3912cm.95Residing Body: HouseDate Tabled: 19960130Current Committee: Judiciary Committee 25 HJSubject: Reserve police officers, pistols
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19960130 Tabled in Committee 25 HJ House 19950412 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF PISTOL AND EXCEPTIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS TO CARRY A PISTOL IN ALL CIRCUMSTANCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-23-20(1) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 181 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"(1) Regular, salaried law enforcement officers of a municipality, county of the State, uncompensated Governor's constables, law enforcement officers of the federal government or other states when they are carrying out official duties while in this State, deputy enforcement officers of the Natural Resources Enforcement Division of the Department of Natural Resources within their territorial jurisdictions, and reserve police officers while serving and functioning as law enforcement officers as authorized by Section 23-28-10 et seq."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.