Current Status Bill Number:
3786Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970401Primary Sponsor: KnottsAll Sponsors: Knotts, H. Brown, Young, Inabinett, Barrett, Battle, Bailey, Koon, Gourdine, Chellis, Young-Brickell, Law, Kinon, Cromer, Whatley, Riser, Leach, Bauer and MeachamDrafted Document Number: kgh\15039cm.97Companion Bill Number: 655Residing Body: SenateDate of Last Amendment: 19980128Subject: Weapon permits, concealed; judge or magistrate may carry in state after SLED firearms training course, Courts
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19980128 Committee amendment adopted Senate 19980121 Committee report: Favorable with 11 SJ amendment Senate 19970513 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to Committee House 19970508 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19970507 Amended, read second time House 19970507 Objection and request for debate withdrawn by Representative Miller T. Brown Simrill House 19970506 Objection withdrawn by Representative Stuart House 19970430 Debate adjourned until Thursday, 19970501 House 19970429 Objection withdrawn by Representative Limehouse House 19970424 Objection by Representative Stuart Limehouse Neilson Miller Kirsh T. Brown Lee House 19970424 Request for debate by Representative Simrill Kelley Limbaugh Easterday House 19970416 Committee report: Favorable with 25 HJ amendment House 19970401 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
January 28, 1998
Introduced by Reps. Knotts, H. Brown, Young, Inabinett, Barrett, Battle, Bailey, Koon, Gourdine, Chellis, Young-Brickell, Law, Kinon, Cromer, Whatley, Riser, Leach, Bauer and Meacham
S. Printed 1/28/98--S.
Read the first time May 13, 1997.
TO AMEND ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 31, TITLE 23, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-240 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE MAY CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON ANYWHERE WITHIN THE STATE AFTER COMPLETING A SLED FIREARMS TRAINING COURSE.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-31-240. Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this article, the following persons who possess a valid permit pursuant to this article may carry a concealable weapon anywhere within this State, when carrying out the duties of their office:
(1) Supreme Court justices;
(2) judges of the Court of Appeals;
(3) circuit court judges;
(4) family court judges;
(6) probate court judges;
(8) municipal court judges; and
(9) federal judges."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.