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3409Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990128Primary Sponsor: LimehouseAll Sponsors: Limehouse, Sharpe, R. SmithDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22087cm99.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Com 20 HANRSubject: Pelt or item made from pelt of domesticated or feral cat or dog prohibited to be sold; Animals, Crimes and OffensesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990128 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-2405 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS ILLEGAL TO IMPORT, BUY, OR SELL THE PELT OR AN ITEM MADE FROM THE PELT OF A DOMESTICATED OR FERAL CAT OR DOG, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-2405. It is unlawful to import, buy, or sell the pelt or an item made from the pelt of a domesticated or feral cat or dog. A person who violates this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction must be imprisoned not more than three years."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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