SC Senators introduce S.1408 - South Carolina Constitutional Carry ActSubmitted by SC Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ on Fri, 04/20/2012 - 13:59
Introduced by Senators Lee Bright and Kevin Bryant, the South Carolina Constitutional Carry Act of 2012 was referred to Senate Judiciary, April 10th. Shane Martin, a member of the senate judiciary, just co-sponsored the bill yesterday!!! Danny Verdin also signed on. Tom Davis next? Dial the phone people! Dial the phone!
Session 119 - (2011-2012)
S 1408 General Bill, By Bryant, Bright, Verdin and S. Martin
Summary: Constitutional Carry Act
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY ACT OF 2012", TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, RELATING TO OFFENSES INVOLVING WEAPONS, TO CHANGE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFULLY CARRYING A HANDGUN TO CARRYING A HANDGUN WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A CRIME; TO REPEAL SECTION 16-22-460, RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-220, RELATING TO SIGNS AND THE RIGHT TO ALLOW OR PERMIT CONCEALED WEAPONS UPON PREMISES, TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS AND TO ALLOW A PRIVATE EMPLOYER OR OWNER TO ALLOW OR PROHIBIT ANYONE FROM CARRYING A WEAPON UPON HIS PREMISES BY PROVIDING NOTICE WITH A SIGN; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-225, RELATING TO CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS INTO RESIDENCES OR DWELLINGS, TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS AND TO PROHIBIT ANY PERSON FROM ENTERING A RESIDENCE OR DWELLING OF ANOTHER WITH A WEAPON WITHOUT PERMISSION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO CARRY A WEAPON ANYWHERE IN THE STATE WHILE ON DUTY, TO INCLUDE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
04/10/12 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
04/10/12 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 6)