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Bill Number: 2194 Ratification Number: 380 Act Number 361 Introducing Body: House Subject: Game Zone No. 2; use of artificial lights; penalty
(A361, R380, H2194)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OS SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-11-14 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO USE ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS FROM ANY VEHICLE OR WATER CONVEYANCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBSERVING OR HARASSING WILDLIFE IN GAME ZONE NO. 2, TO PROVIDE A PENALTY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NOTHING IN THIS SECTION MAY BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT THE LAWFUL HUNTING OF RACCOON AND FOX.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Game Zone No. 2; use of artificial lights; penalty
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-11-14. In Game Zone No. 2 the use of artificial lights from any vehicle or water conveyance for the purpose of observing or harassing wildlife is unlawful.
Any person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction must be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than thirty days.
Nothing in this section may be construed to prohibit the lawful hunting of raccoon and fox."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.