Download This Bill in Microsoft Word format
A252, R358, H3989
Sponsors: Reps. Rhoad and Witherspoon
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gjk\20485sd03.doc
Introduced in the House on April 9, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on April 28, 2004
Passed by the General Assembly on May 27, 2004
Governor's Action: June 15, 2004, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/9/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-76 4/9/2003 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-76 4/22/2004 House Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-3 4/27/2004 House Read second time HJ-29 4/28/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-9 4/28/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-17 4/28/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-17 5/19/2004 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-38 5/20/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-40 5/27/2004 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-181 6/2/2004 Ratified R 358 6/15/2004 Signed By Governor 6/24/2004 Copies available 6/24/2004 Effective date 06/15/04 6/24/2004 Act No. 252
View the latest legislative information at the LPITS web site
VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A252, R358, H3989)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1506, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FISHING FOR SHAD FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, SO AS TO CLOSE THE SEASON, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THERE BE NO LAWFUL TIMES, METHODS, AND EQUIPMENT, OR SIZE AND TAKE LIMITS FOR SHAD IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN BEGINNING JULY 1, 2004.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Seasons closed, take prohibited
SECTION 1. Section 50-5-1506(i) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 342 of 2002, is amended to read:
"(i) Atlantic Ocean territorial sea as follows:
(1) Season: February 1 through March 31; beginning July 1, 2004, no open season;
(2) Times: 7:00 a.m. Tuesday to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, local time; beginning July 1, 2004, no open times;
(3) Methods and equipment: gill net; may be drift fished only; anchor nets are prohibited; gill nets, stake row nets, or pound nets are prohibited off Winyah Bay within three nautical miles of the midpoint of a line extending from where the north jetty of Winyah Bay intersects North Island running southwesterly to where the south jetty of Winyah Bay intersects Sand Island, including all waters between the jetties; beginning July 1, 2004, no lawful methods or equipment;
(4) Size and take limits: No limits. Beginning July 1, 2004, no take allowed."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 2nd day of June, 2004.
Approved the 15th day of June, 2004.
This web page was last updated on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 10:33 A.M.