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3599Ratification Number: 166Act Number: 105Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010220Primary Sponsor: RodgersAll Sponsors: Rodgers and GilhamDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5170djc01.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20010827Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20010831Subject: Crab, peeler traps further defined and baiting of provided for; Fish and GameHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20010918 Act No. A105 ------ 20010831 Signed by Governor ------ 20010827 Ratified R166 Senate 20010827 Ordered enrolled for ratification House 20010827 Conference Committee Report adopted 98 HCC Senate 20010822 Conference Committee Report adopted 88 SCC Senate 20010822 Conference powers granted, 88 SCC Rankin appointed Senators to Committee Ravenel of Conference Gregory House 20010628 Conference powers granted, 98 HCC Ott appointed Reps. to Committee of Davenport Conference Scarborough House 20010628 Insists upon amendment Senate 20010621 Non-concurrence in House amendment House 20010621 Senate amendments amended, returned to Senate with amendment Senate 20010621 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 20010620 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20010620 Committee amendment adopted Senate 20010606 Polled out of Committee: 07 SFGF Favorable with amendment Senate 20010424 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee House 20010419 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010418 Read second time House 20010411 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR House 20010220 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 11, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 6, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 20, 2001 - Word format Revised on June 21, 2001 - Word format
(A105, R166, H3599)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-15, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA MARINE RESOURCES ACT OF 2000, SO AS TO FURTHER DEFINE AND PROVIDE FOR BAITING OF "PEELER TRAPS"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705, RELATING TO RED DRUM CATCH LIMITS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE RED DRUM CATCH LIMIT FROM FIVE TO TWO RED DRUM PER DAY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710, RELATING TO RED DRUM SIZE LIMITS, SO AS TO CHANGE THE RED DRUM SIZE LIMITS FROM NOT LESS THAN FOURTEEN INCHES OR MORE THAN TWENTY-SEVEN INCHES TO NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN INCHES OR MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR INCHES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Definition of Peeler trap revised
SECTION 1. Section 50-5-15(37) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 245 of 2000, is amended to read:
"(37) 'Peeler trap' means a trap constructed of one inch or smaller hexagonal wire which is:
(a) unbaited; or
(b) baited with only one live male crab and may have one single piece of fish having no dimension greater than three inches."
Red drum catch limit revised
SECTION 2. Section 50-5-1705(D) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 245 of 2000, is amended to read:
"(D) It is unlawful for a person to take or have in possession more than two red drum in any one day."
Red drum size limits revised
SECTION 3. Section 50-5-1710(3) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 245 of 2000, is amended to read:
"(3) red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) (channel bass or spottail bass) of less than fifteen inches in total length, or more than twenty-four inches in total length; or"
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of August, 2001.
Approved the 31st day of August, 2001.
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