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Sponsors: Reps. Witherspoon, Littlejohn, Kirsh, Umphlett, Coates and Cotty
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 3157, 3192
Introduced in the House on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on February 12, 2003
Last Amended on April 2, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on April 9, 2003
Governor's Action: April 22, 2003, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto sustained
Summary: Clothing requirements during gun and muzzleloader deer hunting seasons
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/4/2002 House Prefiled 12/4/2002 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs 1/14/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-24 1/14/2003 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-25 2/4/2003 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cotty 2/5/2003 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-9 2/6/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 2/11/2003 House Amended HJ-22 2/11/2003 House Read second time HJ-22 2/12/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-10 2/12/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9 2/12/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-9 3/25/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-4 4/2/2003 Senate Amended SJ-32 4/2/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-32 4/3/2003 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-17 4/9/2003 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-42 4/16/2003 Ratified R 43 4/22/2003 Vetoed by Governor 4/24/2003 House Debate adjourned on veto consideration HJ-53 5/28/2003 House Debate adjourned on veto consideration HJ-45 5/29/2003 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-86 Nays-22 HJ-28 6/4/2003 Senate Veto sustained Yeas-24 Nays-20 SJ-8
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AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF GAME, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-315 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL PERSONS HUNTING DEER MUST WEAR A HAT, SHIRT, COAT, OR VEST OF SOLID VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE OR AT LEAST FORTY PERCENT VISIBLE INTERNATIONAL ORANGE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Persons hunting deer must wear solid or forty percent visible international orange
SECTION 1. Article 3, Chapter 11, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-315. All persons hunting deer must wear a hat, shirt, coat, or vest, the color of which is comprised of solid international orange or at least forty percent visible international orange. This section does not apply to those persons occupying a stand more than six feet above ground surface level."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 16th day of April, 2003.
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2003.
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