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A202, R235, H3528
Sponsors: Reps. M.A. Pitts, Stewart, G.M. Smith, Merrill, Bedingfield, Perry, Davenport, Bingham, Brantley, Chellis, Delleney, Hinson, Jefferson, Knight, Lowe, Mulvaney, J.M. Neal, Ott, Owens, Stavrinakis, Toole, Vick, White, Williams, Young, Mahaffey and Umphlett
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Introduced in the House on February 14, 2007
Introduced in the Senate on May 22, 2007
Last Amended on March 25, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on March 27, 2008
Governor's Action: April 16, 2008, Signed
Summary: Concealable weapons permits
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/14/2007 House Introduced and read first time HJ-40 2/14/2007 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-40 5/15/2007 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-14 5/16/2007 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Mahaffey, Umphlett 5/16/2007 House Amended HJ-141 5/16/2007 House Read second time HJ-143 5/16/2007 House Roll call Yeas-102 Nays-0 HJ-143 5/17/2007 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-15 5/22/2007 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-14 5/22/2007 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-14 5/25/2007 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Hawkins (ch), Sheheen, Lourie, Vaughn SJ-12 2/27/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-12 2/28/2008 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-13 2/28/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-13 3/6/2008 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-3 3/13/2008 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Tuesday, March 25, 2008 HJ-30 3/25/2008 House Senate amendment amended HJ-42 3/25/2008 House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-43 3/27/2008 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-45 4/10/2008 Ratified R 235 4/16/2008 Signed By Governor 4/21/2008 Copies available 4/21/2008 Effective date 04/16/08 4/28/2008 Act No. 202
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(A202, R235, H3528)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO RESTRICT THE CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION (SLED) MAY RELEASE ITS LIST OF PERMIT HOLDERS, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO POSSESSES A LIST OF PERMIT HOLDERS OBTAINED FROM SLED MUST DESTROY THE LIST, AND TO PROVIDE THAT DURING THE FIRST MONTH OF EACH YEAR, SLED MUST PUBLISH A REPORT THAT CONTAINS CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING PERMITS ISSUED, RENEWED, DENIED, SUSPENDED, AND REVOKED DURING THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Concealable weapon permits
SECTION 1. Section 23-31-215(I) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(I) SLED must maintain a list of all permit holders and the current status of each permit. SLED may release the list of permit holders or verify an individual's permit status only if the request is made by a law enforcement agency to aid in an official investigation, or if the list is required to be released pursuant to a subpoena or court order. SLED may charge a fee not to exceed its costs in releasing the information under this subsection. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a person in possession of a list of permit holders obtained from SLED must destroy the list."
Concealable weapon permits
SECTION 2. Section 23-31-215 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"(T) During the first quarter of each calendar year, SLED must publish a report of the following information regarding the previous calendar year:
(1) the number of permits;
(2) the number of permits that were issued;
(3) the number of permit applications that were denied;
(4) the number of permits that were renewed;
(5) the number of permit renewals that were denied;
(6) the number of permits that were suspended or revoked; and
(7) the name, address, and county of a person whose permit was revoked, including the reason for the revocation under Section 23-31-215(J)(1).
The report must include a breakdown of such information by county."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 10th day of April, 2008.
Approved the 16th day of April, 2008.
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