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Sponsors: Senator Mescher
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Introduced in the Senate on January 11, 2005
Introduced in the House on February 15, 2005
Last Amended on May 4, 2005
Currently residing in conference committee
Summary: Arkansas blue catfish
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2004 Senate Prefiled 12/15/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry 1/11/2005 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-152 1/11/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-152 2/3/2005 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-8 2/8/2005 Senate Amended SJ-26 2/8/2005 Senate Read second time SJ-26 2/10/2005 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-20 2/15/2005 House Introduced and read first time HJ-12 2/15/2005 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-12 3/30/2005 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-11 3/31/2005 House Amended HJ-19 3/31/2005 House Read second time HJ-19 3/31/2005 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-20 4/1/2005 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-1 4/5/2005 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-18 5/4/2005 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-26 5/4/2005 Senate House amendment amended SJ-26 5/4/2005 Senate Returned to House with amendments SJ-26 5/5/2005 Scrivener's error corrected 5/10/2005 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Wednesday, May 18, 2005 HJ-18 5/18/2005 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Tuesday, May 24, 2005 HJ-85 5/25/2005 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Tuesday, May 31, 2005 HJ-297 5/31/2005 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Thursday, June 2, 2005 HJ-109 6/2/2005 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until July 15, 2005 HJ-55 1/10/2006 House Debate adjourned on Senate amendments until Wednesday, January 11, 2006 HJ-64 1/11/2006 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, January 25, 2006 HJ-20 1/25/2006 House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-40 3/28/2006 Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed McConnell, Mescher, and Grooms SJ-84 3/29/2006 House Conference committee appointed Reps. Ott, Rhoad, and Umphlett HJ-4
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
HOUSE AMENDMENTS AMENDED
May 4, 2005
S. Printed 5/04/05--S. [SEC 5/5/05 3:20 PM]
Read the first time January 11, 2005.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-390, TO PROVIDE THAT NO MORE THAN ONE ARKANSAS BLUE CATFISH OVER THIRTY-FOUR INCHES MAY BE TAKEN FROM THE WATERS OF LAKES MARION AND MOULTRIE BY ANY ONE PERSON IN ONE DAY, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION APPLY TO COMMERCIAL AS WELL AS RECREATIONAL FISHERMEN.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 13, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-13-390. (A) Notwithstanding another provision of law, no more than one Arkansas blue catfish over thirty-six inches may be taken from the waters of Lakes Marion and Moultrie by any one person in one day. The provisions of this section apply to commercial as well as recreational fishermen.
(B) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days. Each fish over the limit constitutes a separate violation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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