SC S0190 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
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

Amend Section 16-23-10, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To Definitions For Purposes Of The Chapter Regarding Offenses Involving Weapons, So As To Add Necessary Terms; By Adding Section 16-23-25 So As To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Sell, Offer To Sell, Deliver, Lease, Rent, Barter, Exchange, Or Transport For Sale In This State Any Handgun To A Person Who Is Under The Age Of Eighteen, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person Under The Age Of Eighteen To Possess Or Attempt To Possess A Handgun Within This State, And To Provide For Exceptions; To Amend Section 16-23-30, Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Handgun, So As To Delete The Use Of The Term "handgun" And Replace It With "firearm" And To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Sell, Offer To Sell, Deliver, Lease, Rent, Barter, Exchange, Transport For Sale Into This State, Or Otherwise Dispose Of Any Firearm To A Person Knowing Or Having Reasonable Cause To Believe That The Person Meets A Certain Category; To Amend Section 16-23-50, Relating To Penalties, Disposition Of Fines, And The Forfeiture And Dispositions Of Handguns, So As To Reduce The Penalty For A First Offense Firearm Violation, To Provide For Enhanced Penalties For Subsequent Violations, To Delete The Use Of The Term "handgun" And Replace It With "firearm", And To Provide That A Law Enforcement Agency That Receives A Firearm Pursuant To This Section Shall Administratively Release The Firearm To An Innocent Owner Under Certain Circumstances; And To Repeal Sections 16-23-500 And 23-31-1040 Relating To The Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm By A Person Convicted Of A Violent Offense Or Adjudicated As A Mental Defective, Respectively.

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Title

Handguns

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

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
162310(n/a)See Bill Text
162325(n/a)See Bill Text
162330(n/a)See Bill Text
162350(n/a)See Bill Text
1623500(n/a)See Bill Text
23311040(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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