South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3750

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
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
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry

Summary: Deer hunting

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   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)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/24/2019
2/14/2019
2/19/2019
2/20/2019

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AMENDED

February 19, 2019

H. 3750

Introduced by Reps. Hewitt, Yow, Ott, Crawford, Kirby, Hardee, Hiott, W. Newton, Huggins and Ligon

S. Printed 2/19/19--H.    [SEC 2/20/19 10:43 AM]

Read the first time January 24, 2019.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-9-650, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEER HUNTING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A RESIDENT WHO PURCHASES A SOUTH CAROLINA HUNTING LICENSE AND A BIG GAME PERMIT MUST RECEIVE AT LEAST TWO ANTLERLESS DEER TAGS THAT ARE NOT DATE SPECIFIC.

Amend Title To Conform

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

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 eight date specific individual antlerless deer tags which are valid only on specified days 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)(1)    The department may promulgate regulations to permit the taking of antlerless deer between September fifteenth and January first.

(2)    The department must establish a minimum number of antlerless days as follows:

(a)    three days in Game Zone 1;

(b)    eight days in Game Zones 2, 3, and 4."

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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