In an unexpected feat, The Honorable Shane R. Martin, South Carolina State Senator for District 13 (Greenville, Spartanburg & Union Counties), was able to finagle a vote to recall S.139 from committee and force it onto the calendar for 2020 during the motion period of the next-to-last day of the 1st regular session of the… Read more »
S.139, SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTIONAL CARRY ACT OF 2017 is scheduled to be discussed by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 2 PM. It’s currently scheduled to be held on the 3rd floor conference room of the Grissett building. If you have the ability to come out to show your support, please… Read more »
Red Flag law is being pushed in a lot of states including South Carolina. Read this article by renowned expert Massad Ayoob and think about his proposals. Maybe you can add your own or modify his to closely match what you think would be best. Once you do that reach out to your representatives in… Read more »
H3601 – Public Disorderly ConductPassed House 2/28/19 – Yeas 102; Nays 0; N/V 16; Exc. Abs. 5; Pres. 0; Abstain 0; Total 1233/5/2019 Read 3rd time & sent to Senate3/5/2019 Introduced in Senate, read 1st time, referred to Committee on Judiciary
HUGE thank you to Roy F. Harmon III, J.D., LL.M. of https://upstategunrights.com, contributor to Shaw’s South Carolina Gun Law book, and SC Carry board member for compiling this synopsis. Clicking on the Bill Number will take you to the bill on the South Carolina Legislature web site. HOUSE BILLS H. 3053 – amends the law relating… Read more »
House Bill 3456 on Constitutional Carry is on the agenda for the House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee THIS THURSDAY, February 28, 2019 at 9:00 am in Room 516 of the Blatt Building. If you can attend to show your support for the bill, that would be wonderful. This bill is being sponsored by Representatives Hill,… Read more »
Here is a link to a report that was created this morning. It’s the status of all the bills that are in our spreadsheet. Interestingly, there are a couple of bills that were referred to subcommittees that are NOT Judiciary committees. Thank you to Jack Cook for helping with the upkeep of the spreadsheet!
H. 3456 was introduced into the South Carolina General Assembly 123rd Session on January 8, 2019 by Representatives Hill, Magnuson, Burns, Chumley, Long and B. Newton with Representative Morgan adding his name as a sponsor on January 10, 2019. This bill was introduced with the exact wording as H. 3700 from the 122nd Session of… Read more »
Here are the bills currently introduced in the SC legislature. More will be filed. Visit us regularly for updates. Click the bill number for the full text of the bill. H. 3053 – amends the law relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person convicted of a violent crime, expanding the parameters of… Read more »
The 123rd Session of the South Carolina General Assembly will begin next week. Several bills related to firearms were prefiled last month in preparation for this session. We have compiled a listing of these bills.