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39 total bills, 23 anti-gun bills,
8 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed South Carolina Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session2019-2020 Session

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note: South Carolina carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an anti-gun bill

H3053

Title: Firearm and ammunition; unlawful possession by violent crime offender

Description: Expand The Parameters Of The Offense To Include Persons Convicted Of A Crime Punishable By Imprisonment Of More Than One Year And To Provide Increased, Graduated Penalties For A Violation.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rose

Last Action Date: March 21, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3058

Title: Firearms Criminal Background Checks

Description: Require That A National Instant Criminal Background Check Must Be Completed And Delivery Of A Firearm To A Purchaser Or Transferee May Not Take Place Until The Results Of All Required Background Checks Are Known And The Purchaser Or Transferee Is Not Prohibited From Delivery Of The Firearm.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3059

Title: Firearms Criminal Background Checks

Description: Require A National Instant Criminal Background Check Before Any Sale, Exchange, Or Transfer Of A Firearm In This State And To Provide Procedures For The Background Checks; To Require National Instant Criminal Background Checks At Gun Shows And To Provide Procedures For The Background Checks; And To Exempt Records Kept From Disclosure As A Public Record Under The Freedom Of Information Act And To Provide A Penalty For A Violation Of The Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3061

Title: Firearms

Description: Define Necessary Terms, To Create The Offenses Of Child Endangerment With A Firearm In The First And Second Degree When A Child Under The Age Of Eighteen Gains Access To A Firearm In A Condition That The Firearm Can Be Discharged And In A Manner That A Reasonable Person Should Know A Child Is Likely To Gain Access To A Firearm Under Certain Circumstances And Subject To Delineated Exceptions, To Provide Penalties For A Violation, And To Require Retail Firearms Dealers To Provide And Post Notice Of This Requirement.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3109

Title: School Safety Fund

Description: Impose A Seven Percent Fee On The Sale Of Handguns To Be Deposited In The "school Safety Fund" To Provide School Resource Officers.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3110

Title: Sales tax exemptions

Description: Delete The Exemption On Certain Guns On Second Amendment Weekend.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3134

Title: Firearms

Description: Provide Additional Circumstances When Certain Persons Who Carry A Concealable Weapon Must Leave Or Remove The Weapon From The Premises And To Make A Conforming Change; And To Provide That This Act Applies Only To Individuals Who Legally May Purchase A Firearm From A Properly Licensed And Certified Firearms Dealer.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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H3171

Title: Retired law enforcement officers

Description: Delete The Provision That Restricts The Carrying Of A Concealed Weapon Onto Certain Premises.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3206

Title: Firearms

Description: Prohibit The Possession, Distribution, Or Manufacture Of A Device, Part, Component, Attachment, Or Accessory Intended To Accelerate The Rate Of Fire Of A Semiautomatic Firearm, Including A Device Commonly Known As A Bump Stock Or Trigger Crank, To Provide A Penalty For A Violation Of This Section And To Allow Exceptions Under Certain Circumstances.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3240

Title: Firearms

Description: Prohibit The Possession, Distribution, Or Manufacture Of A Device, Part, Component, Attachment, Or Accessory Intended To Accelerate The Rate Of Fire Of A Semiautomatic Firearm, To Provide A Penalty For A Violation Of This Section And To Allow Exceptions Under Certain Circumstances.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3248

Title: Background check for gun transfers

Description: Define Necessary Terms, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Or Until At Least Five Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check And The National Instant Criminal Background Check System Has Not Reported That The Sale Would Violate State Or Federal Law, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article; And To Provide For The Sun Setting Of The Five-day Background Check Provisions Upon The Full Implementation Of The Reporting Requirements Of This Act But Not Later Than Two Years From The Effective Date Of The Act.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell, Stavrinakis, Sottile

Last Action Date: February 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3275

Title: Firearm seizure by law enforcement

Description: Provide For The Authority Of Law Enforcement Officers To Seize A Person's Firearms And Ammunition If The Person Poses A Risk Of Imminent Personal Injury To Himself Or Other Individuals; To Establish Criteria Addressing Application For And Issuance Of A Warrant; To Require The Probate Court To Hold A Hearing Within Seven Days Of Execution Of The Warrant To Determine Whether The Firearms And Ammunition May Be Returned To The Person; And For Other Purposes.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3311

Title: Traffic stops

Description: Provide That During A Motor Vehicle Traffic Stop, The Driver And Passengers In A Motor Vehicle Must Disclose To The Law Enforcement Officer The Existence Of All Firearms Located In The Motor Vehicle.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H3363

Title: Concealed weapons permits

Description: Revise The Definition Of The Term "concealable Weapon" To Allow A Permit Holder To Carry A Concealable Weapon Openly On His Person.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Davis

Last Action Date: February 21, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H3456

Title: SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019

Description: Delete The Provision That Requires These Persons To Possess A Concealed Weapon Permit.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones

Last Action Date: May 2, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H3683

Title: Lizzy's Law

Description: Require An Owner Or Other Person Lawfully In Possession Of A Firearm, Rifle, Or Shotgun To Report The Loss Or Theft Of Each Such Weapon, To Require The Appropriate Law Enforcement Agency To Collect Certain Information Regarding A Lost Or Stolen Weapon, And To Provide Graduated Penalties For The Failure To Report A Lost Or Stolen Weapon.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 22, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H3693

Title: Pardons

Description: Provide That A Limited Pardon May Be Granted To A Person Who Has Been Convicted Of A Felony Offense, That Is Not Considered A "crime Of Violence", That Would Allow Him To Possess A Firearm For The Purpose Of Hunting Only, And To Provide An Application Fee.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 22, 2019

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H3999

Title: SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019

Description: Provide The Signage Prohibits Both Permit Holders And Non-permit Holders From Carrying A Weapon Onto The Premise; And To Repeal Sections 16-23-460, 23-31-225, And 23-31-230 Relating To Unlawfully Carrying A Concealed Deadly Weapon, And Carrying A Concealable Weapon From A Motor Vehicle To Certain Rental Dwellings.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: White

Last Action Date: May 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H4023

Title: Weapons on school property

Description: Delete The Restriction Placed On The Carrying Of A Weapon Into A College Athletic Event, And To Delete An Obsolete Code Reference, And To Make Technical Changes.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 19, 2019

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H4087

Title: Firearm and ammunition

Description: Expand The Parameters Of The Offense To Include Persons Convicted Of A Crime Punishable By Imprisonment Of More Than One Year And To Provide Increased, Graduated Penalties For A Violation.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thigpen

Last Action Date: February 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

H4212

Title: Magistrates

Description: Define Necessary Terms, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Or Until At Least Five Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check And The National Instant Criminal Background Check System Has Not Reported That The Sale Would Violate State Or Federal Law, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article; And To Provide For The Sun Setting Of The Five-day Background Check Provisions Upon The Full Implementation Of The Reporting Requirements Of This Act But Not Later Than Two Years From The Effective Date Of The Act.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H4307

Title: Encourage congressional action to require national background check system to notify ICE when undocumented immigrant attempts to purchase a firearm

Description: Memorialize The United States Congress And To Encourage Congressional Action To Require The National Instant Background Check System To Notify The United States Immigrations And Customs Enforcement Office When An Undocumented Immigrant Attempts To Purchase A Firearm.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H4314

Title: National Concealed Weapons Permit Reciprocity Act

Description: Enact The "national Concealed Weapons Permit Reciprocity Act" By Revising The Conditions That Allow A Holder Of An Out-of-state Weapons Permit To Carry A Weapon In This State; And To Provide Exceptions From Certain Requirements To Obtain A Permit For Persons Who Are Members Of The Active Or Reserve Military Or The National Guard.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Davis

Last Action Date: April 10, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

H4472

Title: Concealed weapons permits

Description: Revise The Definition Of The Term "concealable Weapon" To Allow A Permit Holder To Carry A Concealable Weapon Openly On His Person.

Last Action: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: White

Last Action Date: May 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0054

Title: Firearm transfers

Description: Relating To Firearms, By Adding Article 11, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Until At Least Twenty-eight Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0055

Title: Firearm transfers

Description: Relating To Offenses Involving Weapons, By Adding Article 9, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Until At Least Twenty-eight Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0139

Title: SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019

Description: Make Technical Changes, To Provide That This Provision Regulates Both Persons Who Possess And Do Not Possess A Concealable Weapons Permit; To Delete Sections 23-31-225 And 23-31-230 Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Concealed Weapon Into A Residence And The Carrying Of A Weapon Between An Automobile And An Accommodation; To Amend Section 23-31-235 Relating To The Posting Of Signs Prohibiting "concealed Weapons" And Replace It With The Conforming Language Of "weapons"; And By Amending Section 10-11-320 Related To The Trespasses And Offenses Of Public Buildings On Capitol Grounds, To Delete The Term "concealable Weapons' Permit" And Replace With The Term "firearm".

Last Action: Scrivener's error corrected

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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S0154

Title: Magistrates and Clerks of Court

Description: A Bill To Amend Section 14-17-325 Of The South Carolina Code Of Laws, 1976, Related To Clerks Of Court, To Require That Every Clerk Of Court Shall Report To The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Within Ten Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Disposition Of Each Case In General Sessions, And To Report Within Forty-eight Hours The Issuance Of A Restraining Order, Order Of Protection, Order For The Prevention Of Possession Of A Firearm, Convictions Or Orders Related To Domestic Violence, And Convictions Or Orders Related To Stalking, Intimidation, Or Harassment; To Amend Chapter 1, Title 22 By Adding Section 22-1-200 To Require Magistrates To Report To The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Within Ten Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case, And To Report Within Forty-eight Hours The Issuance Of A Restraining Order, Order Of Protection, Order For The Prevention Of Possession Of A Firearm, Convictions Or Orders Related To Domestic Violence, And Convictions Or Orders Related To Stalking, Intimidation, Or Harassment; To Amend Article 1, Chapter 25, Title 14 By Adding Section 14-25-250 To Require Magistrates To Report To The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Within Ten Days, Weekends And Holidays Excluded, The Disposition Of Each Criminal Case, And To Report Within Forty-eight Hours The Issuance Of A Restraining Order, Order Of Protection, Order For The Prevention Of Possession Of A Firearm, Convictions Or Orders Related To Domestic Violence, And Convictions Or Orders Related To Stalking, Intimidation, Or Harassment; To Amend Chapter 1, Title 23 By Adding Section 23-1-250 To Require Each Law Enforcement Agency To Report To Sled Within Twenty-four Hours, The Filing Of Each Incident Report, Order Of Protection, Restraining Order, Any Order Or Report Relating To An Incident Of Domestic Violence, Or Any Incident In Which A Person May Be Prohibited From Obtaining Or Possessing A Firearm By State Or Federal Law; To Amend Title 14 By Adding Chapter 32 To Create The Judicial Criminal Information Technology Committee, To Establish Membership, Duties, And Responsibilities Of The Committee To Include The Study Of, And To Make Recommendations For, The Improvement Of Judicial And Law Enforcement Information Technology And Reporting; To Amend Chapter 23, Title 16 By Adding Article 9, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Or Until At Least Five Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check And The National Instant Criminal Background Check System Has Not Reported That The Sale Would Violate State Or Federal Law, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article; And To Provide A Sunset For The Five-day Background Check Provisions Upon The Full Implementation Of The Reporting Requirements Of This Act But Not Later Than Two Years From The Effective Date Of The Act.

Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Massey, Cash

Last Action Date: March 15, 2019

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S0158

Title: Principals

Description: Require The Court To Report Information About The Child To Sled For Transmitting To The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (nics) In Certain Circumstances And To Provide A Child Whose Name Has Been Transmitted To Nics The Right To Petition A Court To Remove The Prohibitions Placed Involving The Right To Possess Or Have Access To Firearms.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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S0174

Title: Handguns

Description: Delete The Use Of The Term "handgun" And Replace It With "firearm", To Provide For Penalties For A Person Who Violates The Provisions Of This Article, Except Section 16-23-20, To Provide That A Law Enforcement Agency That Receives A Firearm Pursuant To This Section Shall Administratively Release The Firearm To An Innocent Owner Under Certain Circumstances; And To Repeal Sections 16-23-500 And 23-31-1040 Relating To The Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm By A Person Convicted Of A Violent Offense Or Adjudicated As A Mental Deficient, Respectively.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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S0378

Title: Retired law enforcement officers

Description: Relating To The Issuance Of Identification Cards To Qualified Retired Law Enforcement Officers, The Circumstances In Which A Qualified Law Enforcement Officer May Carry A Concealed Weapon, And Opportunities For Training To Qualify To Carry A Firearm That Must Be Offered To A Qualified Retired Law Enforcement Officer, To Delete The Provision That Restricts The Carrying Of A Concealed Weapon Onto Certain Premises.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

S0400

Title: SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019

Description: Relating To The Carrying Or Discharging Of A Firearm, To Delete The Term "concealable Weapons Permit" And Replace It With The Term "firearm"; To Amend Section 16-23-20 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Handgun, To Delete References To A Concealed Weapons Permit Issued To A Person, To Revise The Provision That Allows A Handgun To Be Carried By A Person In A Vehicle, And To Provide That A Person Who Is Not Prohibited From Possessing Firearms Under State Law May Carry A Handgun Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Sections 16-23-420 And 16-23-430 Of The 1976 Code, Both Relating To The Possession Of A Firearm On School Property, To Delete References To Concealed Weapon Permits, To Delete The Term "weapon" And Replace It With The Term "firearm", And To Provide An Exception For A Person Who Lawfully Is Carrying A Weapon Secured In A Motor Vehicle; To Amend Section 16-23-460 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Carrying Concealed Weapons, To Delete A Reference To Concealed Weapon Permits, And To Provide Exceptions For A Person Lawfully Carrying A Concealable Weapon And For Handguns; To Amend Section 16-23-465(b)(1) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Penalties For Unlawfully Carrying A Firearm Onto The Premises Of A Business Selling Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine For Consumption On The Premises, To Delete A Reference To Concealed Weapon Permits, And To Provide An Exception For A Person Lawfully Carrying A Concealable Weapon Who Does Not Consume Alcoholic Liquor, Beer, Or Wine While Carrying The Concealable Weapon On The Business Premises; To Amend Section 51-3-145(g) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Certain Acts That Are Unlawful In A State Park, To Make Technical Changes; To Amend Section 23-31-215(k), (m), (n), And (o) Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Issuance Of A Concealed Weapon Permit, To Delete The Provision That Requires A Permit Holder To Possess His Permit Identification When Carrying A Concealable Weapon, The Provision That Requires A Permit Holder To Inform A Law Enforcement Officer That He Is A Permit Holder And Present The Permit To The Officer Under Certain Circumstances, And The Associated Penalty, To Provide An Exception To The Provision That Prohibits The Carrying Of A Concealable Weapon Onto Certain Premises, To Delete The Provision That Provides For The Revocation Of A Person's Permit When He Violates Certain Provisions, To Provide That Valid Out-of-state Permits To Carry Concealable Weapons By A Resident Of Another State Must Be Honored By The State, To Revise The Provision That Allows Certain Persons To Carry A Concealable Weapon Without A Permit, And To Delete The Term "reciprocal State" And Replace It With The Term "another State"; To Amend Sections 23-31-220 And 23-31-225 Of The 1976 Code, Both Relating To A Property Owner's Right To Allow A Holder Of A Concealed Weapon Permit To Carry A Weapon Onto His Property, To Make Technical Changes, To Provide That This Provision Regulates Both Persons Who Possess And Do Not Possess A Concealable Weapons Permit, To Delete The Provision That Requires The Revocation Of A Permit For A Violation Of Certain Provisions Of Law, And To Delete A Reference To The Provision That Provides For The Issuance Of Concealed Weapon Permits; To Amend Section 23-31-240 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Persons Who Are Allowed To Carry A Concealed Weapon While On Duty, To Delete The Provision That Requires These Persons To Possess A Concealed Weapon Permit; And To Define Necessary Terms.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 22, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0421

Title: Firearms; unlawful carry on premises with alcohol consumption provide does not apply to person lawfully carrying but not consuming alcohol

Description: Delete The Provision That Provides That This Section Does Not Apply To A Person Who Holds A Concealed Weapon Permit While Carrying A Firearm Onto The Premise Under Certain Circumstances, To Revise The Penalties For A Violation Of This Section, And To Make Technical Changes.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0423

Title: Weapons on school property

Description: Relating To The Possession Of A Firearm On School Property, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Possess A Firearm Of Any Kind On Or Within One Thousand Feet Of Any Premises Or Property Owned, Operated, Or Controlled By A Private Or Public School, College, University, Technical College, Or Other Post-secondary Institution Or Controlled By A Private Or Public School, College, University, Technical College, Or Other Post-secondary Institution Or In Any Publicly Owned Building, Without The Express Permission Of The Authorities In Charge Of The Premises Or Property.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0446

Title: Safety and Security Dept within the Commission of Public Works of Spartanburg County

Description: Prohibit Certain Enumerated Activities At Lake William C. Bowen, Lake Blalock, And Spartanburg Municipal Reservoir #1 In Spartanburg County; And To Repeal Act 465 Of 2002 Relating To The Establishment Of The Safety And Security Department Within The Commission Of Public Works For The City Of Spartanburg.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry

Last Action Date: January 29, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0605

Title: Firearms

Description: Relating To Offenses Involving Weapons By Adding Article 9, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Or Until At Least Ten Business Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check, A Second Application Has Been Submitted, And Another Ten Business Days Have Passed; And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0606

Title: Firearms

Description: Relating To Offenses Involving Weapons, By Adding Article 2, To Require That Any Firearm Transfer Must Be Preceded By A Criminal Background Check Performed By A Licensed Firearm Dealer With The National Instant Criminal Background Check System, And To Provide For Exceptions, Notice, And Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

S0731

Title: Firearms

Description: Relating To Firearms, By Adding Article 11, To Require That No Gun Transfer Preceded By A Criminal Background Check May Proceed, Unless The Criminal Background Check Has Concluded That The Sale May Proceed, Until At Least Five Days Have Passed From The Initiation Of The Background Check, And To Provide For Criminal Penalties For Violations Of This Article.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: April 2, 2019

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S0841

Title: Handguns

Description: Add Necessary Terms; To Amend Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 16, By Adding Section 16-23-25, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Sell, Offer To Sell, Deliver, Lease, Rent, Barter, Exchange, Or Transport For Sale In This State Any Handgun To A Person Who Is Under The Age Of Eighteen, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person Under The Age Of Eighteen To Possess Or Attempt To Possess A Handgun Within This State, And To Provide For Exceptions; To Amend Section 16-23-30, Relating To The Unlawful Carrying Of A Handgun, To Delete The Use Of The Term "handgun" And Replace It With "firearm", To Provide That It Is Unlawful For A Person To Sell, Offer To Sell, Deliver, Lease, Rent, Barter, Exchange, Transport For Sale Into This State, Or Otherwise Dispose Of Any Firearm To A Person Knowing Or Having Reasonable Cause To Believe That The Person Meets A Certain Category; To Amend Section 16-23-50, Relating To Penalties, Disposition Of Fines, And The Forfeiture And Dispositions Of Handguns, To Reduce The Penalty For A First Offense Firearm Violation, To Provide For Enhanced Penalties For Subsequent Violations, To Delete The Use Of The Term "handgun" And Replace It With "firearm", To Provide That A Law Enforcement Agency That Receives A Firearm Pursuant To This Section Shall Administratively Release The Firearm To An Innocent Owner Under Certain Circumstances; And To Repeal Sections 16-23-500 And 23-31-1040 Of The 1976 Code.

Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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