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A19, R29, H3750
Sponsors: Reps. Hewitt, Yow, Ott, Crawford, Kirby, Hardee, Hiott, W. Newton, Huggins and Ligon
Document Path: l:\council\bills\bh\7119cz19.docx
Introduced in the House on January 24, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 20, 2019
Last Amended on February 19, 2019
Passed by the General Assembly on March 27, 2019
Governor's Action: April 3, 2019, Signed
Summary: Deer hunting
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/24/2019 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 39) 1/24/2019 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 39) 2/14/2019 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 22) 2/19/2019 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins, Ligon 2/19/2019 House Amended (House Journal-page 18) 2/19/2019 House Read second time (House Journal-page 18) 2/19/2019 House Roll call Yeas-110 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 20) 2/20/2019 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 12) 2/20/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 2/20/2019 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9) 2/20/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 9) 3/20/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 13) 3/26/2019 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 36) 3/26/2019 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 36) 3/27/2019 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 22) 4/3/2019 Ratified R 29 4/3/2019 Signed By Governor 4/9/2019 Effective date 04/03/19 4/15/2019 Act No. 19
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A19, R29, H3750)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-650, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEER HUNTING, SO AS TO REVISE THE NUMBER OF ANTLERLESS DEER TAGS THAT MAY BE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-390, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' AUTHORITY TO REGULATE THE TAKING OF DEER, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION THAT REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM NUMBER OF ANTLERLESS DAYS IN THE STATE'S GAME ZONES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Antlerless deer tags
SECTION 1. Section 50-9-650(B)(2)(a) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(a) With the purchase of a South Carolina hunting license and a big game permit, a resident shall be issued two individual antlerless deer tags and three unrestricted individual antlered deer tags. Persons under the age of sixteen, lifetime, and gratis licensees may receive these tags upon request to the department. Residents, including persons under the age of sixteen, lifetime, and gratis licensees also may purchase:
(i) two antler restriction individual antlered deer tags valid for deer with a minimum of four points on one antler or a minimum twelve-inch inside antler spread for five dollars per tag; and
(ii) additional individual antlerless deer tags for five dollars per tag."
SECTION 2. Section 50-11-390(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) The department may promulgate regulations to permit the taking of antlerless deer between September fifteenth and January first."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 3rd day of April, 2019.
Approved the 3rd day of April, 2019.
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