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TO AMEND SECTIONS 50-5-1705 AND 50-5-1710, BOTH AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CATCH AND SIZE LIMITS FOR THE TAKING, POSSESSING, LANDING, SELLING, OR PURCHASING OF CERTAIN FISH FROM THE STATE'S WATERS, SO AS TO DECREASE THE CATCH LIMIT AND INCREASE THE SIZE LIMIT FOR FLOUNDER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-5-1705(G) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(G) It is unlawful for a person to take or possess more than
ten five flounder (Paralichthys species) taken by means of gig, spear, hook and line, or similar device in any one day, not to exceed twenty ten flounder in any one day on any boat."
SECTION 2. Section 50-5-1710(B)(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(2) flounder (Paralichthys) of less than
fifteen sixteen inches total length, or more than twenty inches in total length, provided that one flounder (Paralichthys) taken or possessed may be greater than twenty inches, not to exceed two per boat;"
SECTION 3. This act takes effect July 1, 2021.
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