Bill Text: SC H4472 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Concealed weapons permits

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 33-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-08 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: White [H4472 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2019-H4472-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-210, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALED WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "CONCEALABLE WEAPON" TO ALLOW A PERMIT HOLDER TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON OPENLY ON HIS PERSON.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 23-31-210(5) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(5)    'Concealable weapon' means a firearm having a length of less than twelve inches measured along its greatest dimension that must may be carried in a manner that is hidden from public view in normal wear of clothing except when needed for self-defense, defense of others, and the protection of real or personal property or openly on one's person."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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