South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 474

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
Document Path: l:\s-res\gec\026spad.kmm.gec.docx

Introduced in the Senate on February 5, 2019
Introduced in the House on March 26, 2019
Currently residing in the House

Summary: Finfish

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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    2/5/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
    2/5/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 7)
   2/20/2019  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 13)
   3/20/2019  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 18)
   3/20/2019  Senate  Roll call Ayes-41  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 18)
   3/21/2019  Senate  Read third time and sent to House 
                        (Senate Journal-page 22)
   3/26/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
   3/26/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 9)
    5/1/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural 
                        Resources and Environmental Affairs 
                        (House Journal-page 32)
    5/7/2019  House   Debate adjourned until  Wed., 5-8-19 
                        (House Journal-page 25)
    5/8/2019  House   Requests for debate-Rep(s).  Hiott, G.R. Smith, 
                        V.S. Moss, Bryant, Bailey, Hyde, Tallon, Magnuson, 
                        Burns, Morgan, B. Cox, Chumley, Forrester, Long, 
                        Daning, Forrest, Long, Daning, Forrest, Kirby, 
                        Anderson, Bennett, Brown, Jefferson, McCravy, Jones, 
                        Finlay, Hart, Yow, King, Crawford, Atkinson, Fry, 
                        Hill, Hewitt, Clemmons, McGinnis 
                        (House Journal-page 54)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

2/5/2019
2/20/2019
5/1/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

May 1, 2019

S. 474

Introduced by Senator Campsen

S. Printed 5/1/19--H.

Read the first time March 26, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL

RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 474) to amend Section 50-5-1705 of the 1976 Code, relating to catch limits for estuarine and saltwater finfish, to provide that it is unlawful for a person to, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

DAVID R. HIOTT for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1705 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO CATCH LIMITS FOR ESTUARINE AND SALTWATER FINFISH, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR A PERSON TO TAKE OR HAVE IN POSSESSION MORE THAN TEN SPADEFISH IN ANY ONE DAY, NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY SPADEFISH IN ANY ONE DAY ON ANY BOAT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1710(B) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO SIZE LIMITS FOR ESTUARINE AND SALTWATER FINFISH, TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO TAKE, POSSESS, LAND, SELL, PURCHASE, OR ATTEMPT TO SELL OR PURCHASE SPADEFISH OF LESS THAN FOURTEEN INCHES IN TOTAL LENGTH.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 50-5-1705 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered new subsection to read:

"(    )    It is unlawful for a person to take or have in possession more than ten spadefish (Chaetodipterus faber) in any one day, not to exceed thirty spadefish in any one day on any boat."

SECTION    2.    Section 50-5-1710(B) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately numbered new item to read:

"(    )    spadefish (Chaetodipterus faber) of less than fourteen inches in total length;"

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect on July 1, 2019.

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