South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3472

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Murphy, Caskey, Pope, Bryant, Fry, B. Newton, McCoy, Stavrinakis, Ligon, Clemmons and Anderson
Document Path: l:\council\bills\bh\7079ahb19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 5, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Concealed weapons

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 255)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 255)
   1/29/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey, Pope, 
                        Bryant, Fry
   1/30/2019          Scrivener's error corrected
   1/30/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 14)
   1/31/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: B.Newton, 
                        Ligon, Clemmons, Anderson
   1/31/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 12)
   1/31/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-101  Nays-1 (House Journal-page 12)
   1/31/2019  House   Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative 
                        day (House Journal-page 14)
   1/31/2019          Scrivener's error corrected
    2/1/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1)
    2/5/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
    2/5/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 13)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/8/2019
1/30/2019
1/30/2019-A
1/31/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

January 30, 2019

H. 3472

Introduced by Reps. Murphy, Caskey, Pope, Bryant McCoy, Stavrinakis and Fry

S. Printed 1/30/19--H.    [SEC 1/31/19 1:13 PM]

Read the first time January 8, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3472) to amend Section 23-31-240, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to persons allowed to carry a concealable weapon while on duty, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

PETER M. MCCOY, JR. for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-240, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS ALLOWED TO CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON WHILE ON DUTY, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ASSISTANT ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN THE PURVIEW OF THE STATUTE.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 23-31-240 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 23-31-240.    Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this article, the following persons who possess a valid permit pursuant to this article may carry a concealable weapon anywhere within this State, when carrying out the duties of their office:

(1)    active Supreme Court justices;

(2)    active judges of the court of appeals;

(3)    active circuit court judges;

(4)    active family court judges;

(5)    active masters-in-equity;

(6)    active probate court judges;

(7)    active magistrates;

(8)    active municipal court judges;

(9)    active federal judges;

(10)    active administrative law judges;

(11)    active solicitors and assistant solicitors, the Attorney General and assistant attorneys general; and

(12)    active workers' compensation commissioners."

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

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