Bill Text: SC S0196 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Fireworks

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary [S0196 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0196-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-35-175(A)(2), CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS AND CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "FIREWORKS PROHIBITED ZONE" TO INCLUDE ANY PUBLIC BEACH OR PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS DESIGNATED AND POSTED BY A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 23-35-175(A)(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

        "(2)    'Fireworks Prohibited Zone' means:

            (a)    any public beach or public beach access that a local governing body has:

                (i)        designated by resolution as an area in which fireworks are prohibited from being knowingly and wilfully discharged, and

                (ii)    posted with appropriate signs or placards indicating that the area is a Fireworks Prohibited Zone; or

            (b)    property designated through the processes in this section as an area in which fireworks are prohibited from being knowingly and wilfully discharged."

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

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