SC H3594 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 69-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 23 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2024-02-27 - Conference committee appointed Hutto, Massey, Martin
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting The "south Carolina Constitutional Carry/second Amendment Preservation Act Of 2023" By Amending Section 10-11-320, Relating To Carrying Or Discharging Firearms And Exceptions For Concealable Weapons Permit Holders, So As To Delete A Provision That Makes This Section Inapplicable To Persons That Possess Concealable Weapons Permits And To Provide This Section Does Not Apply To Persons Who Possess Firearms; By Amending Section 16-23-20, Relating To Unlawful Carrying Of Handguns, So As To Revise The Places Where And Circumstances Upon Which Handguns May Be Carried, And Persons Who May Carry Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-50, Relating To Certain Penalties, Disposition Of Fines, And Forfeiture And Disposition Of Handguns, So As To Provide Exceptions To The Unlawful Carrying Of Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-55, Relating To Procedures For Returning Found Handguns, So As To Delete The Provision Relating To Filing Applications To Obtain Found Handguns, And Provide Circumstances That Allow Law Enforcement Agencies To Maintain Possession Or Dispose Of Found Handguns; By Amending Section 16-23-420, Relating To Possession Of Firearms On School Property, So As To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From This Provision, And Delete The Term "weapon" And Replace It With The Term "firearm"; By Amending Section 16-23-430, Relating To Carrying Weapons On School Property, So As To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From This Provision; By Amending Section 16-23-465, Relating To The Additional Penalties For Unlawfully Carrying Pistols Or Firearms Onto Premises Of Businesses Selling Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine For On-premises Consumption, So As To Provide This Provision Does Not Apply To Certain Offenses That Prohibit Persons From Carrying Certain Deadly Weapons, To Provide This Provision Applies To Persons Who Knowingly Carry Certain Firearms, To Delete The Provision That Exempts Persons Who Possess Concealed Weapon Permits From The Provisions Of This Section, And To Provide Persons Lawfully Carrying Firearms Who Do Not Consume Alcoholic Beverages Are Exempt From The Provisions Of This Section; By Amending Section 23-31-215, Relating To The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits, So As To Delete The Provisions Requiring Permit Holders To Carry Permits While Carrying Weapons And Identifying Themselves As Permit Holders To Law Enforcement Officers, To Revise The Requirements To Report The Losses Of Permits To Sled, To Revise The Premises Upon Which Permit Holders Must Not Carry Weapons, To Provide Additional Penalties For Certain Violations, To Revise The Provision That Provides Exemptions To Carrying Permits, And To Delete The Provision Relating To Penalties For Carrying Expired Permits; By Amending Section 23-31-220, Relating To The Right To Allow Or Permit Concealed Weapons Upon Premises And The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting The Carrying Of Weapons, So As To Make Technical Changes, That Persons Must Knowingly Violate The Provisions Of This Section To Be Charged With A Violation, And To Provide This Section Does Not Limit Persons From Carrying Certain Weapons In State Parks; By Amending Section 23-31-232, Relating To Carrying Concealable Weapons On Premises Of Certain Schools Leased By Churches, So As To Provide Appropriate Church Officials Or Governing Bodies May Allow Any Person To Carry A Concealable Weapon On The Leased Premises; By Amending Section 23-31-235, Relating To Concealable Weapon Sign Requirements, So As To Provide The Signs Must Be Posted At Locations Where The Carrying Of Concealable Weapons Are Prohibited; By Amending Section 23-31-600, Relating To Retired Personnel, Identification Cards, And Qualifications For Carrying Concealed Weapons, So As To Make A Technical Change; By Repealing Sections 16-23-460, 23-31-225, And 23-31-230, Relating To The Carrying Of Weapons By Individuals On Their Person, Into Residences Or Dwellings, Or Between A Motor Vehicle And A Rented Accommodation; And By Amending Section 16-23-500, Relating To Unlawful Possession Of Firearms By Persons Convicted Of Violent Offenses, The Confiscation Of Certain Weapons, And The Return Of Firearms To Innocent Owners, So As To Revise The List Of Crimes Subject To This Provision And The Penalties Associated With Violations, And To Define The Term "crime Punishable By A Maximum Term Of Imprisonment Of More Than One Year".

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Title

Constitutional Carry

Sponsors

Rep. Bobby Cox [R]Rep. Murrell Smith [R]Rep. Phillip Lowe [R]Rep. Christopher Wooten [R]
Rep. Davey Hiott [R]Rep. William Bailey [R]Rep. Thomas Beach [R]Rep. James Burns [R]
Rep. Micajah Caskey [R]Rep. Heather Crawford [R]Rep. April Cromer [R]Rep. Jason Elliott [R]
Rep. Cally Forrest [R]Rep. Patrick Haddon [R]Rep. Kevin Hardee [R]Rep. William Hixon [R]
Rep. Max Hyde [R]Rep. Wallace Jordan [R]Rep. Randy Ligon [R]Rep. Steven Long [R]
Rep. Josiah Magnuson [R]Rep. Robert May [R]Rep. Donald McCabe [R]Rep. John Mccravy [R]
Rep. Adam Morgan [R]Rep. Alan Morgan [R]Rep. Travis Moore [R]Rep. Brandon Newton [R]
Rep. Roger Nutt [R]Rep. Melissa Oremus [R]Rep. Marvin Smith [R]Rep. Stewart Jones [R]
Rep. Bill Taylor [R]Rep. Anne Thayer [R]Rep. Ashley Trantham [R]Rep. Mark Willis [R]
Rep. Richard Yow [R]Rep. John West [R]Rep. Brian Lawson [R]Rep. Don Chapman [R]
Rep. William Chumley [R]Rep. Matthew Leber [R]Rep. Cody Mitchell [R]Rep. Jordan Pace [R]
Rep. Rob Harris [R]Rep. David O'Neal [R]Rep. Jay Kilmartin [R]Rep. Christopher Murphy [R]
Rep. Gary Brewer [R]Rep. Robby Robbins [R]Rep. Bill Hager [R]Rep. William Sandifer [R]
Rep. Benjamin Connell [R]Rep. Doug Gilliam [R]Rep. Sylleste Davis [R]Rep. Brandon Cox [R]
Rep. David Vaughan [R]Rep. Joe White [R]Rep. Neal Collins [R]Rep. Jeffrey Johnson [R]
Rep. Craig Gagnon [R]Rep. Daniel Gibson [R]Rep. Weston Newton [R]Rep. Joseph Bustos [R]
Rep. William Herbkersman [R]Rep. Kathy Landing [R]Rep. Dennis Moss [R]Rep. Thomas Pope [R]
Rep. Val Guest [R]

Roll Calls

2024-02-13 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 1a Amendment Number 1a (Y: 85 N: 26 NV: 4 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2024-02-01 - Senate - Senate: 3rd Reading (Y: 28 N: 15 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-02-01 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 37 (Y: 30 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 36 (Y: 28 N: 13 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 36 (Y: 13 N: 28 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 33 (Y: 25 N: 13 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 32 (Y: 30 N: 11 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 34 (Y: 34 N: 7 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 25 (Y: 24 N: 19 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 24 (Y: 27 N: 15 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 22 (Y: 36 N: 3 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-31 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 14 (Y: 15 N: 28 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2024-01-30 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt Amendment Number 13 (Y: 22 N: 20 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-30 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 11 (Y: 24 N: 18 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-30 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Amendment Number 10 (Y: 34 N: 8 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-23 - Senate - Senate: To Adjourn Debate (Y: 27 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-09 - Senate - Senate: To Recall And Place On The Calendar (Y: 24 N: 18 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-23 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 87 N: 26 NV: 5 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 90 N: 30 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table The Motion To Reconsider The Vote Whereby Amendment No. 24 Was Rejected Amendment Number 24 (Y: 65 N: 51 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Motion To Reconsider The Vote Whereby Amendment No. 22 Was Tabled Amendment Number 22 (Y: 69 N: 46 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Motion To Reconsider (Y: 91 N: 22 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 13 Amendment Number 13 (Y: 81 N: 32 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 26 Amendment Number 26 (Y: 61 N: 50 NV: 3 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 24 Amendment Number 24 (Y: 55 N: 62 NV: 3 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 24 Amendment Number 24 (Y: 57 N: 57 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [FAIL]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 22 Amendment Number 22 (Y: 66 N: 50 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 21 Amendment Number 21 (Y: 48 N: 64 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 15 Amendment Number 15 (Y: 46 N: 54 NV: 3 Abs: 21) [FAIL]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 14 Amendment Number 14 (Y: 64 N: 45 NV: 2 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 9 Amendment Number 9 (Y: 78 N: 37 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 8 Amendment Number 8 (Y: 67 N: 43 NV: 2 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 7 Amendment Number 7 (Y: 82 N: 29 NV: 2 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 6 Amendment Number 6 (Y: 75 N: 37 NV: 2 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Amendment 5 Amendment Number 5 (Y: 79 N: 35 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - House - House: Table Motion To Recommit (Y: 86 N: 30 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2024-02-27SenateConference committee appointed Hutto, Massey, Martin
2024-02-22 Scrivener's error corrected
2024-02-15HouseHouse insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Caskey, BJ Cox, Bamberg
2024-02-14SenateNon-concurrence in House amendment
2024-02-13HouseReturned to Senate with amendments
2024-02-13HouseRoll call Yeas-85 Nays-26
2024-02-13HouseSenate amendment amended
2024-02-08HouseDebate adjourned until Tues., 2-13-24
2024-02-02 Scrivener's error corrected
2024-02-01SenateRoll call Ayes-28 Nays-15
2024-02-01SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2024-02-01SenateAmended
2024-01-31SenateDebate interrupted
2024-01-31SenateAmended
2024-01-31 Scrivener's error corrected
2024-01-30SenateDebate interrupted
2024-01-30SenateRead second time
2024-01-30SenateAmended
2024-01-25SenateDebate interrupted
2024-01-24SenateDebate interrupted
2024-01-23SenateRoll call Ayes-27 Nays-17
2024-01-23SenateMade Adjourned Debate
2023-05-11 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-05-09SenateRoll call Ayes-24 Nays-18
2023-05-09SenateRecalled from Committee on Judiciary
2023-02-28SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-02-28SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-02-24 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-02-23HouseRoll call Yeas-87 Nays-26
2023-02-23HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-02-23HouseAmended
2023-02-22HouseRoll call Yeas-90 Nays-30
2023-02-22HouseRead second time
2023-02-22HouseAmended
2023-02-21HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2023-02-21HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope, Guest
2023-02-16HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2023-02-16HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Moss
2023-02-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Herbkersman, Landing
2023-02-08HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Bustos
2023-02-07HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton
2023-01-31HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Gibson
2023-01-19HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Vaughan, White, Collins, J.E.Johnson, Gagnon
2023-01-18HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliam, Davis, B.L.Cox
2023-01-12HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: O'Neal, Kilmartin, Murphy, Brewer, Robbins, Hager, Sandifer, Connell
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2022-12-15HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2022-12-15HousePrefiled

Same As/Similar To

S0109 (Similar To) 2023-05-10 - Scrivener's error corrected
H3612 (Similar To) 2023-01-31 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gibson

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