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Sponsors: Reps. Lowe and Crawford
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Introduced in the House on April 29, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on May 5, 2009
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Homeowner's association
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/29/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-9 4/29/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-9 4/29/2009 House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-216 4/30/2009 House Read second time HJ-58 4/30/2009 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-58 5/1/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3 5/5/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-12 5/5/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-12 5/13/2009 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Ford, Massey, S.Martin, Mulvaney
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
April 29, 2009
S. Printed 4/29/09--H.
Read the first time April 29, 2009.
TO PROVIDE THAT IN FLORENCE COUNTY A PERSON MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM THE GOVERNING BODY OF A HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION OR A RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION BEFORE HE MAY DISCHARGE A FIREARM ON ANY PROPERTY OWNED BY OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION OR THE RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION, TO PROVIDE A FINE FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE SECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A FINE MAY NOT BE IMPOSED UPON A PERSON WHOSE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IS COVERED BY A LEGAL DEFENSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) In Florence County a person must obtain permission from the governing body of a homeowner's association or a residential subdivision before he may discharge a firearm on property owned by or under the control of the homeowner's association or residential subdivision.
(B) A civil fine of not more than one hundred dollars must be imposed upon a person who violates this section and paid to the homeowner's association or residential subdivision.
(C) A person may not be fined under this section if the discharge of his firearm is covered by a legal defense.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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