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S*0443 (Rat #0079) General Bill, By Campsen, Young, McElveen, Williams and Corbin
Summary: Night hunting
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 50-11-700, 50-11-705, 50-11-715, AND 50-11-717 SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR CERTAIN TERMS RELATING TO NIGHT HUNTING OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS THAT RESTRICT NIGHT HUNTING OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE LAWFUL NIGHT HUNTING OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBSERVING OR HARASSING WILDLIFE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-710, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NIGHT HUNTING OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS UNLAWFUL TO NIGHT HUNT RACCOONS, OPOSSUMS, FOXES, MINKS, OR SKUNKS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, TO REVISE THE PENALTY PROVISIONS, AND TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO NIGHT HUNTING OF FERAL HOGS, COYOTES, AND ARMADILLOS, A TERM AND ITS DEFINITIONS, AND THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS AT NIGHT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 50-11-740, 50-11-745, AND 50-9-1120, ALL AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CONFISCATION AND RELEASE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY USED FOR HUNTING, AND THE POINT SYSTEM USED TO ASSESS HUNTING VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO ADD TURKEY TO THE LIST OF ANIMALS COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL HUNTING OF WILDLIFE; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 50-11-708 AND 50-11-720 RELATING TO THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS TO OBSERVE OR HARASS WILDLIFE AND PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH NIGHT HUNTING OF DEER AND BEAR. - ratified title
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02/21/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/21/17Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 5)
03/01/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 12)
03/02/17 Scrivener's error corrected
03/07/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/07/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/07/17Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 16)
03/08/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 28)
03/09/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 3)
03/09/17House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 3)
04/27/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 5)
05/03/17House Amended (House Journal-page 18)
05/03/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 18)
05/03/17House Roll call Yeas-103 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 23)
05/04/17House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 13)
05/10/17Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 77)
05/10/17Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 77)
05/10/17House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 62)
05/10/17House Roll call Yeas-96 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 63)
05/15/17 Ratified R 79
05/19/17 Signed By Governor



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