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A178, R186, S731
Sponsors: Senator Moore
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Introduced in the Senate on May 29, 2003
Introduced in the House on January 28, 2004
Passed by the General Assembly on February 5, 2004
Governor's Action: February 18, 2004, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Edgefield County, Slade Lakes, prohibited activities on
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/29/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7 5/29/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-7 1/20/2004 Senate Recalled from Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-21 1/21/2004 Scrivener's error corrected 1/21/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-12 1/22/2004 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-16 1/28/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-7 1/28/2004 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-7 2/3/2004 House Recalled from Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-30 2/4/2004 House Read second time HJ-16 2/5/2004 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-16 2/12/2004 Ratified R 186 2/18/2004 Vetoed by Governor 2/19/2004 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-46 Nays-0 SJ-3 2/19/2004 House Veto overridden Yeas-2 Nays-0 HJ-53 3/2/2004 Copies available 3/2/2004 Effective date 02/19/04 3/23/2004 Act No. 178
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(A178, R186, S731)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-13-25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FISHING SEASON AND OTHER FISHING REGULATIONS ON SLADE LAKE IN EDGEFIELD COUNTY, SO AS TO FURTHER SPECIFY THESE REGULATIONS AND TO ALSO PROHIBIT THE USE OF NONGAME FISHING DEVICES AND THE POSSESSION OF FIREARMS, GLASS CONTAINERS, AND ALCOHOL AND TO PROHIBIT LITTERING AND THE IMPROPER OPERATION OR PARKING OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Slade Lake fishing regulations, etc.
SECTION 1. Section 50-13-25 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 244 of 2000, is amended to read:
"Section 50-13-25. (A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it is unlawful to catch and carry away from Slade Lake in Edgefield County any bass not meeting the minimum size limitation of twelve inches in length. The lawful catch limit for bass in Slade Lake is two per day, and the lawful catch limit for all other fish is fifteen per day.
(B) There is hereby established an open season for fishing on Slade Lake, beginning on the first day of April and terminating on the first day of November. During the open season, fishing is only allowed on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, opening one-half hour before sunrise and closing one-half hour after sundown. A valid fishing license is required for a person sixteen years of age or older.
(C) It is unlawful to take any fish of any kind from Slade Lake except by hook and line, which includes poles, rod and reel, and natural or artificial bait, excluding minnows, and no person may use more than two poles at the same time. Nongame fishing devices may not be used including, but not limited to, traps, trotlines, or jugs.
(D) It is unlawful on Slade Lake or the recreational area of Slade Lake to:
(1) use watercraft of any kind on Slade Lake unless the watercraft is operated using oars or an electric trolling motor;
(2) have rifles, shotguns, or other firearms in one's possession;
(3) litter, as defined in Section 44-96-40;
(4) have a glass container in one's possession;
(5) have beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages in one's possession;
(6) operate a motor vehicle off designated roadways or park a vehicle outside of designated parking areas.
(E) A person violating a provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not less than ten dollars or more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned not less than ten days or more than thirty days, or both."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 12th day of February, 2004.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 2/18/04.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 2/19/04.
Veto overridden by House -- 2/19/04.
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