South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 293

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Cash, Corbin and Rice
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5566cm19.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Concealed weapons permit

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/12/2018  Senate  Prefiled
  12/12/2018  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 171)
    1/8/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 171)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/12/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-31-232 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER MAY CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON ON SCHOOL PROPERTY LEASED BY A CHURCH FOR CHURCH SERVICES OR OFFICIAL CHURCH ACTIVITIES IF THE CHURCH OR ITS GOVERNING BODY PROVIDES EXPRESS PERMISSION TO THE PERMIT HOLDER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION ONLY APPLIES DURING THE TIME THAT THE CHURCH HAS ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY FOR ITS SERVICES OR ACTIVITIES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 23-31-232.    Notwithstanding any provision of law, upon express permission given by the appropriate church official or governing body, a person who holds a permit issued pursuant to this article may carry a concealable weapon on school premises if a church leases the school premises for church services or official church activities. The provisions contained in this section apply only during those times that the church has the use and enjoyment of the property pursuant to its lease with the school."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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