SC S0005 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-10 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Enacting The "red Flags Act" By Adding Article 12 To Chapter 31, Title 23 So As To Provide For The Authority Of Law Enforcement Officers To Seize A Person's Firearms And Ammunition If The Person Poses A Risk Of Imminent Personal Injury To Himself Or Other Individuals; To Establish Criteria Addressing Application For And Issuance Of A Warrant; To Require The Probate Court To Hold A Hearing Within Seven Days Of Execution Of The Warrant To Determine Whether The Firearms And Ammunition May Be Returned To The Person; And For Other Purposes.

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2023-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-01-10SenateIntroduced and read first time
2022-11-30SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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H3560 (Similar To) 2023-01-10 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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