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A200, R218, S913
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
Document Path: l:\s-res\gec\017yout.dmr.gec.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 4828
Introduced in the Senate on January 23, 2018
Introduced in the House on February 20, 2018
Last Amended on May 10, 2018
Passed by the General Assembly on May 10, 2018
Governor's Action: May 17, 2018, Signed
Summary: Youth Hunting Day
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/23/2018 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10) 1/23/2018 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/7/2018 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 32) 2/13/2018 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 15) 2/13/2018 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 15) 2/13/2018 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 15) 2/14/2018 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/14/2018 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/14/2018 Senate Roll call Ayes-34 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/20/2018 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 3) 2/20/2018 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 3) 5/3/2018 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 41) 5/8/2018 House Amended (House Journal-page 55) 5/8/2018 House Read second time (House Journal-page 55) 5/8/2018 House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 56) 5/9/2018 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 29) 5/9/2018 Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment (Senate Journal-page 15) 5/9/2018 House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Hixon, Kirby, Yow 5/10/2018 Senate Conference committee appointed Campsen, Goldfinch, Bright Matthews (Senate Journal-page 72) 5/10/2018 House Conference report adopted (House Journal-page 88) 5/10/2018 House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 89) 5/10/2018 Senate Conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 74) 5/10/2018 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 74) 5/10/2018 Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification (Senate Journal-page 74) 5/14/2018 Ratified R 218 5/17/2018 Signed By Governor 5/24/2018 Effective date 05/17/18 5/31/2018 Act No. 200
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A200, R218, S913)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-740, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO YOUTH HUNTING DAYS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A YOUTH HUNTING DAY FOR HUNTING ANTLERED DEER ONLY AND TO PROVIDE A BAG LIMIT, TO PROVIDE THAT YOUTH HUNTERS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE HUNTER EDUCATION PROGRAM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, AND TO PROVIDE THE LICENSE OR TAG REQUIREMENT IS WAIVED FOR A YOUTH HUNTER ON A YOUTH HUNTING DAY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
South Carolina Youth Hunting Day
SECTION 1. Section 50-9-740 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 50-9-740. (A) The department may select one or more days to designate as a 'South Carolina Youth Hunting Day', in addition to the regular seasons for a species of wild game. A youth hunting day must be held outside a regular season on a weekend, holiday, or other nonschool day when a youth hunter may have the maximum opportunity to participate. A day must be held on the Saturday before the regular game zone season framework for hunting antlered deer only. The daily bag limit on this day is one antlered deer. For all other game, the day may be held up to fourteen days before or after a regular season framework or within a split of a regular season, or within another open season.
(B) A person who is less than eighteen years of age may be a youth hunter. Youth hunters who have not completed the hunter education program pursuant to Section 50-9-310, who hunt on a statewide youth hunting day, must be accompanied by an adult who is at least twenty-one years of age. The adult may not harvest or attempt to harvest game during this special hunting event. A license or tag requirement pursuant to this chapter is waived for a youth hunter on a youth hunting day. A daily harvest limit remains the same as allowed during regular seasons for each species of game."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 14th day of May, 2018.
Approved the 17th day of May, 2018.
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