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4562Ratification Number: 303Act Number: 247Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020123Primary Sponsor: MillerAll Sponsors: MillerDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5063djc02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020430Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 20020515Subject: Crab pots, unlawful use of for commercial purposes on Pawley's IslandHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020603 Act No. A247 ------ 20020515 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 20020508 Ratified R303 Senate 20020430 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020426 Read second time Senate 20020425 Unanimous consent for second and third reading on the next two consecutive Legislative days Senate 20020425 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference House 20020425 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020424 Read second time House 20020418 Committee report: Favorable 20 HANR House 20020123 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 18, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 25, 2002 - Word format
(A247, R303, H4562)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1335, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE USE OF CRAB POTS, SO AS TO DELETE LANGUAGE PERMITTING THE USE OF CRAB POTS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES BETWEEN MAY FIRST AND OCTOBER FIRST WITHIN PAWLEY'S ISLAND CREEK AND MIDWAY CREEK ON PAWLEY'S ISLAND AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO SET OR USE CRAB POTS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY FEET OF THE MEAN LOW TIDE WATERMARK ON PAWLEY'S ISLAND.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Use of crab pots in certain Pawley's Island creeks and Atlantic Ocean within one hundred fifty feet of mean low tide watermark on Pawley's Island
SECTION 1. Section 50-5-1335 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 245 of 2000, is amended to read:
"Section 50-5-1335. (A) It is unlawful to set or use a trap or basket commonly termed a 'crab pot' to catch crab for commercial purposes within Pawley's Island Creek and Midway Creek on Pawley's Island in Georgetown County. Individuals may set two crab pots to catch crabs for personal consumption and not for sale.
(B) It is unlawful to set or use a trap or basket commonly termed a 'crab pot' to catch crab in the Atlantic Ocean within one hundred fifty feet of the mean low tide watermark on Pawley's Island in Georgetown County. Individuals may catch crabs in the Atlantic Ocean within one hundred fifty feet of the mean low tide watermark on Pawley's Island by means other than the use of a 'crab pot' for personal consumption and not for sale."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2002.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/15/02.
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