Current Status Bill Number:
4567Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980204Primary Sponsor: WitherspoonAll Sponsors: WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: kgh\15373mm.98Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Com 20 HANRSubject: Migratory game bird permit required for hunting, taking, etc.; Fish and Game, Natural Resources Department
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980204 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO HUNT, FISH, AND TRAP LICENSES, BY ADDING SECTION 50-9-535 SO AS TO REQUIRE A MIGRATORY GAME BIRD PERMIT FOR HUNTING, TAKING, OR POSSESSING MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-9-535. It is unlawful to hunt, take, or possess migratory game birds without first obtaining a migratory game bird permit at no cost from the department. Migratory game birds include doves, ducks, geese, woodcocks, marsh hens, rails, common snipes, common moorhens, and purple gallinules, families: Columbidae, Anatidae, Rallidae, and Scolopacidae."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.