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									                                  South Carolina General Assembly
                                      115th Session, 2003-2004

S. 177

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Moore
Document Path: l:\s-resmin\bills\moore\smin0027.tlm.doc
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3299

Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2003
Introduced in the House on February 18, 2003
Last Amended on February 12, 2003
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental
Affairs

Summary: Raccoon and opossum hunting season; unlawful to run dogs with raccoons at any time


HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

    Date     Body     Action Description with journal page number
 1/14/2003   Senate   Introduced and read first time SJ-93
 1/14/2003   Senate   Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-93
  2/5/2003   Senate   Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-18
  2/6/2003            Scrivener's error corrected
 2/12/2003   Senate   Amended SJ-19
 2/12/2003   Senate   Read second time SJ-19
 2/12/2003   Senate   Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-19
 2/13/2003   Senate   Read third time and sent to House SJ-11
 2/18/2003   House    Introduced and read first time HJ-5
 2/18/2003   House    Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental
                         Affairs HJ-5


VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/14/2003
2/5/2003
2/6/2003
2/12/2003
 1   Indicates Matter Stricken
 2   Indicates New Matter
 3
 4   COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
 5   February 12, 2003
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 7                                                   S. 177
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 9                     Introduced by Senator Moore
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11 S. Printed 2/12/03--S.
12 Read the first time January 14, 2003.
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 9                            A BILL
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11   TO AMEND SECTIONS 50-11-120 AND 50-11-140, AS
12   AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976,
13   TO AMEND THE LAWFUL DATES FOR HUNTING RACOON
14   AND OPOSSUM WITH A WEAPON, TO MAKE IT LAWFUL
15   TO HUNT RACOON AND OPOSSUM WITH DOGS AT
16   ANYTIME DURING THE YEAR, AND TO REQUIRE
17   WEAPONS TO BE UNLOADED AND LOCKED IN A
18   VEHICLE WHEN HUNTING A RACOON, OPOSSUM, OR
19   FOX DURING THE DATES WHEN WEAPONS ARE NOT
20   ALLOWED.
21     Amend Title To Conform
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23   Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South
24   Carolina:
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26   SECTION 1. Section 50-11-120(A)(1)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
27   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
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29      “(d) raccoon and opossum: October fifteenth through March
30   first with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through October
31   fourteenth and March second through May fourteenth without
32   weapons and with dogs only March second through October
33   fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
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35   SECTION 2. Section 50-11-120(A)(2)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
36   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
37
38      “(d) raccoon and opossum: October fifteenth through March
39   first with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through October
40   fourteenth and March second through May fourteenth without
41   weapons and with dogs only March second through October
42   fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”

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 2   SECTION 3. Section 50-11-120(A)(3)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
 3   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
 4
 5      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
 6   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
 7   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
 8   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
 9   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
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11   SECTION 4. Section 50-11-120(A)(4)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
12   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
13
14      “(d) raccoon and opossum: October fifteenth through March
15   first with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through October
16   fourteenth and March second through May fourteenth without
17   weapons and with dogs only March second through October
18   fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
19
20   SECTION 5. Section 50-11-120(A)(5)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
21   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
22
23      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
24   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
25   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
26   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
27   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
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29   SECTION 6. Section 50-11-120(A)(6)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
30   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
31
32      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
33   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
34   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
35   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
36   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
37
38   SECTION 7. Section 50-11-120(A)(7)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
39   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
40
41      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
42   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
43   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth

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 1   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
 2   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
 3
 4   SECTION 8. Section 50-11-120(A)(8)(d) of the 1976 Code, as
 5   amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
 6
 7      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
 8   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
 9   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
10   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
11   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
12
13   SECTION 9. Section 50-11-120(A)(9)(e) of the 1976 Code, as
14   amended by Act 117 of 1999, is further amended to read:
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16      “(e) raccoon and opossum: August fifteenth through September
17   fourteenth with dogs only; September fifteenth through March
18   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; March sixteenth through May
19   September fourteenth with dogs only;”
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21   SECTION 10. Section 50-11-120(A)(10)(d) of the 1976 Code,
22   as amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
23
24      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
25   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
26   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
27   without weapons and with dogs only March sixteenth through
28   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
29
30   SECTION 11. Section 50-11-120(A)(11)(d) of the 1976 Code,
31   as amended by Act 95 of 1991, is further amended to read:
32
33      “(d) raccoon and opossum: September fifteenth through March
34   fifteenth with weapons and dogs; August fifteenth through
35   September fourteenth and March sixteenth through May fourteenth
36   without weapons and with dogs only. March sixteenth through
37   September fourteenth without weapons and with dogs only;”
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39   SECTION 12. Section 50-11-140 of the 1976 Code, as amended
40   by Act 473 of 1994, is further amended to read:
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42     “Section 50-11-140. During a period in which raccoons,
43   opossums, or fox are allowed to be hunted without weapons, it is

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1   unlawful to take, or attempt to take, or hunt the animals when
2   carrying on one’s person or in one’s vehicle a firearm. All firearms
3   must be unloaded and secured in a weapons case, unless legally
4   permitted.”
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6   SECTION 13. This act takes effect upon approval by the
7   Governor.
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