SC H3094 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 68-2)
Status: Passed on June 1 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-01 - Act No. 66
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Summary

Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "open Carry With Training Act"; To Amend Section 23-31-210, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Revise The Definition Of The Term "concealable Weapon" To Include Certain Firearms That May Be Carried Openly On One's Person; To Amend Section 16-23-20, Relating To The Carrying Of A Handgun, So As To Provide A Person Who Possesses A Concealed Weapon Permit May Carry It Openly On Or About His Person In A Vehicle; To Amend Section 23-31-220, Relating To The Right Of An Employer To Prohibit A Person From Carrying A Concealable Weapon On His Premise, So As To Provide This Provision Also Applies To Openly Carrying A Weapon Onto The Premise And Provide An Employer Or Owner Of A Business May Post A Sign Regarding The Prohibition Or Allowance Of Concealable Weapons On His Premise; To Amend Section 23-31-235, Relating To The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting The Carrying Of Concealable Weapons Upon A Premise, So As To Provide This Provision Also Applies To Openly Carrying A Concealed Weapon On A Premise And Provide An Employer Or Owner Of A Business May Post A Sign Regarding The Prohibition Or Allowance Of Concealable Weapons On His Premise; To Amend Section 23-31-210, Relating To The Definition Of Certain Terms Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Revise The Definition Of The Term "proof Of Training"; By Adding Section 23-21-232 So As To Provide A Church Official Or Governing Body May Allow A Person Who Holds A Permit To Carry A Concealable Weapon To Carry The Weapon Concealed Or Openly On Premises Of Certain Schools Leased By The Church For Church Services Or Official Church Activities Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Section 23-31-520, Relating To A Local Government's Authority To Regulate The Discharge Or Public Brandishment Of Firearms And The Prohibition Imposed Upon A Local Government To Confiscate Certain Firearms And Ammunition, So As To Allow A Local Government To Temporarily Restrict Open Carrying Of A Firearm On Public Property During Certain Events And Provide The Circumstances When Open Carrying Of A Firearm Is Permitted At These Events; By Adding Section 23-31-250 So As To Provide The State And Its Political Subdivisions Can Not Be Compelled By The Federal Government To Implement Or Enforce A Law Related To An Individual's Right To Keep And Bear Arms That Limits Or Proscribes Carrying Concealable Weapons Under Certain Circumstances, To Direct The Attorney General To Evaluate These Laws And Issue A Written Opinion Of Whether The Laws Are Prohibited, And Provide Actions To Be Taken By The State And Its Political Subdivisions If The Attorney General Determines The Law Violates This Provision; To Amend Section 14-17-325, Relating To The Clerks Of Court Reporting The Disposition Of Court Of General Sessions Cases To The State Law Enforcement Division, So As To Shorten The Reporting Period, To Provide Clerks Of Court Also Shall Report The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Indictments And Orders, And To Make Technical Changes; By Adding Section 22-1-200 So As To Require Magistrates To Report To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case And Report To The Division The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; By Adding Section 14-25-250 So As To Provide Municipal Judges Shall Report The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; By Adding Section 63-3-545 So As To Provide Clerks Of Family Court Shall Report To The State Law Enforcement Division Within Five Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Issuance, Rescission, Or Termination Of Certain Orders; To Amend Section 23-31-240, Relating To Certain Public Officials Who Are Allowed To Carry A Concealed Weapon While On Duty, So As To Delete The Provision That Restricts The Carrying Of The Weapon When The Official Is Carrying Out The Duties Of His Office And Add The Attorney General And Assistant Attorneys General To The Officials Covered By This Provision; And To Amend Section 23-31-215, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Eliminate The Payment Of An Application Fee, And The State Law Enforcement Handgun Training Course Fee, And Provide The Division May Not Charge A Fee For A Concealed Weapon Permit. - Ratified Title

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Title

Open Carry with Training Act

Sponsors

Rep. Bobby Cox [R]Rep. Brian White [R]Rep. James Lucas [R]Rep. James Burns [R]
Rep. Stewart Jones [R]Rep. Merita Allison [R]Rep. Micajah Caskey [R]Rep. William Chumley [R]
Rep. Neal Collins [R]Rep. Heather Crawford [R]Rep. Joseph Daning [R]Rep. Sylleste Davis [R]
Rep. Jason Elliott [R]Rep. Shannon Erickson [R]Rep. Raye Felder [R]Rep. Cally Forrest [R]
Rep. Russell Fry [R]Rep. Craig Gagnon [R]Rep. Gil Gatch [R]Rep. Doug Gilliam [R]
Rep. Patrick Haddon [R]Rep. Kevin Hardee [R]Rep. William Hewitt [R]Rep. Davey Hiott [R]
Rep. William Hixon [R]Rep. Chip Huggins [R]Rep. Wallace Jordan [R]Rep. Mandy Kimmons [R]
Rep. Randy Ligon [R]Rep. Steven Long [R]Rep. Roy Magnuson [R]Rep. John Mccravy [R]
Rep. Adam Morgan [R]Rep. Christopher Murphy [R]Rep. Brandon Newton [R]Rep. Weston Newton [R]
Rep. Roger Nutt [R]Rep. Melissa Oremus [R]Rep. Thomas Pope [R]Rep. William Sandifer [R]
Rep. Gary Simrill [R]Rep. Murrell Smith [R]Rep. Garry Smith [R]Rep. Marvin Smith [R]
Rep. Tommy Stringer [R]Rep. Bill Taylor [R]Rep. Anne Thayer [R]Rep. Ashley Trantham [R]
Rep. John West [R]Rep. William Whitmire [R]Rep. Mark Willis [R]Rep. Christopher Wooten [R]
Rep. Richard Yow [R]Rep. Sandy McGarry [R]Rep. Bruce Bryant [R]Rep. Steve Moss [R]
Rep. Donald McCabe [R]Rep. Lonnie Hosey [D]Rep. Travis Moore [R]Rep. West Cox [R]
Rep. William Bailey [R]Rep. Phillip Lowe [R]Rep. Frank Atkinson [D]Rep. Jeffrey Johnson [R]
Rep. Thomas Brittain [R]Rep. Linda Bennett [R]Rep. Max Hyde [R]Rep. Timothy McGinnis [R]
Rep. Richard Martin [R]Rep. Jeffrey Bradley [R]

Roll Calls

2021-05-12 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 83 N: 34 NV: 4 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-05-12 - House - House: Table Amendment 4a Amendment Number 4a (Y: 67 N: 48 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 16 (Y: 15 N: 28 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 16 (Y: 15 N: 28 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: 3rd Reading (Y: 28 N: 16 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table 67 (Y: 28 N: 15 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table (Y: 31 N: 13 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 60 (Y: 7 N: 31 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 50 (Y: 7 N: 35 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 43 (Y: 12 N: 29 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 29 (Y: 29 N: 12 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 28 (Y: 39 N: 5 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 24 (Y: 34 N: 9 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment 22 (Y: 14 N: 30 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-05 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 3b (Y: 25 N: 21 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-05 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 1a (Y: 14 N: 28 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-05 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table (Y: 28 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Senate: To Set For Special Order (Y: 28 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Senate: To Recall (Y: 27 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 73 N: 26 NV: 16 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 82 N: 33 NV: 7 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 46 Amendment Number 46 (Y: 66 N: 45 NV: 7 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 43 Amendment Number 43 (Y: 77 N: 37 NV: 7 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 38 Amendment Number 38 (Y: 79 N: 33 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 37 Amendment Number 37 (Y: 78 N: 36 NV: 7 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 33 Amendment Number 33 (Y: 58 N: 56 NV: 5 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 26 Amendment Number 26 (Y: 77 N: 40 NV: 5 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Table Amendment 4 Amendment Number 4 (Y: 79 N: 33 NV: 5 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 1 Amendment Number 1 (Y: 84 N: 31 NV: 5 Abs: 4) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-06-01 Act No. 66
2021-06-01 Effective date 08/15/21
2021-05-17 Signed By Governor
2021-05-13 Ratified R 82
2021-05-12HouseRoll call Yeas-83 Nays-34
2021-05-12HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2021-05-07 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-05-06SenateRoll call Ayes-28 Nays-16
2021-05-06SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2021-05-06SenateAmended
2021-05-06 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-05-05SenateRead second time
2021-05-05SenateAmended
2021-05-04SenateDebate interrupted
2021-04-29SenateRoll call Ayes-28 Nays-12
2021-04-29SenateSpecial order, set for April 29, 2021
2021-04-29SenateRoll call Ayes-27 Nays-12
2021-04-29SenateRecalled from Committee on Judiciary
2021-04-20SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Young (ch), Malloy, Massey, Kimpson, Garrett
2021-03-23SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-03-23SenateIntroduced and read first time
2021-03-18HouseRoll call Yeas-73 Nays-26
2021-03-18HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2021-03-18HouseAmended
2021-03-18 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-03-17HouseRoll call Yeas-82 Nays-33
2021-03-17HouseRead second time
2021-03-17HouseAmended
2021-03-17HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Bradley
2021-03-09HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2021-03-04 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-03-04HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Martin
2021-03-03HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2021-02-23HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: McGinnis
2021-02-18HouseMember(s) request name removed as sponsor: Robinson
2021-02-10HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Hyde
2021-01-28HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Bennett
2021-01-27HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Cox, Bailey, Lowe, Atkinson, J.E.Johnson, Brittain
2021-01-13HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: T.Moore
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-12-09HousePrefiled

Same As/Similar To

S0589 (Similar To) 2021-02-23 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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