SC S0155 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Enact The "south Carolina Constitutional Carry Act Of 2021"; To Amend Section 10-11-320(b) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Carrying Or Discharging A Firearm On The Capitol Grounds, To Provide That A Person May Possess A Firearm Upon The Capitol Grounds Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Section 16-23-20 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Handgun, To Provide That It Is Legal To Carry A Handgun In This State And To Provide Location Exceptions Where Firearms Are Prohibited; To Amend Section 16-23-50(a)(2) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Forfeiture And Disposition Of Handguns, To Provide That A Person Who Enters A Premises With A Sign Prohibiting Firearms While Possessing A Firearm Must Be Charged With Trespassing; To Amend Sections 16-23-420 And 16-23-430(b) Of The 1976 Code, Both Relating To The Possession Of A Firearm On School Property, To Provide That A Person May Possess A Firearm On School Property Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Section 16-23-465 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Penalties For Unlawfully Carrying A Firearm Onto The Premises Of A Business Selling Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine For On-premises Consumption, To Provide An Exception For A Person Lawfully Carrying A Weapon Who Does Not Consume Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine While Carrying The Weapon On The Business's Premises; To Amend Section 23-31-215(k) And (o) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Issuance Of A Concealed Weapon Permit, To Delete The Provision That Requires A Permit Holder To Possess His Permit Identification When Carrying A Concealable Weapon, The Provision That Requires A Permit Holder To Inform A Law Enforcement Officer That He Is A Permit Holder And Present The Permit To The Officer Under Certain Circumstances, And To Make Conforming Changes; To Amend Section 23-31-220 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To A Property Owner's Right To Allow A Holder Of A Concealed Weapons Permit To Carry A Weapon Onto His Property, To Make Technical Changes And To Provide That This Provision Regulates Both Persons Who Possess And Do Not Possess A Concealed Weapons Permit; To Amend Section 23-31-235 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting "concealable Weapons", To Make Conforming Changes; And To Repeal Section 16-23-460, 23-31-225, And 23-31-230 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Concealable Weapon, The Unlawful Carrying Of A Concealable Weapon Into A Residence, And The Carrying Of A Weapon Between An Automobile And An Accommodation.

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Title

SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2021

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-12-09SenatePrefiled

Same As/Similar To

S0032 (Similar To) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
H3036 (Similar To) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works
H3039 (Similar To) 2021-01-14 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: May, Dabney

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1011320(n/a)See Bill Text
162320(n/a)See Bill Text
1623420(n/a)See Bill Text
1623430(n/a)See Bill Text
1623460(n/a)See Bill Text
1623465(n/a)See Bill Text
162350(n/a)See Bill Text
2331215(n/a)See Bill Text
2331220(n/a)See Bill Text
2331225(n/a)See Bill Text
2331230(n/a)See Bill Text
2331235(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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