Restaurant Concealed Carry

Restaurant Concealed Carry

S 0308 (Rat #0127, Act #0123 of 2014)

 

General Bill, By Shealy, Bennett, Grooms, Hembre, L. Martin, Massey, Campbell, Turner, Thurmond, Bryant, Verdin, S. Martin, Davis, Bright, Corbin, Campsen, Fair and Cromer

 

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-465, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON THE CARRYING OF A PISTOL OR FIREARM INTO A BUSINESS THAT SELLS ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, BEER, OR WINE TO BE CONSUMED ON THE PREMISES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROHIBITION DOES NOT APPLY TO PERSONS CARRYING A CONCEALABLE WEAPON IN COMPLIANCE WITH A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING THAT THE PERSON MAY NOT CONSUME ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR, BEER, OR WINE WHILE CARRYING THE CONCEALABLE WEAPON ON THE PREMISES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUSINESS MAY CHOOSE TO PROHIBIT THE CARRYING OF CONCEALABLE WEAPONS ON ITS PREMISES BY POSTING NOTICE; TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE ON CONCEALED WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF “PICTURE IDENTIFICATION” AND “PROOF OF TRAINING”, TO DELETE THE TERM “PROOF OF RESIDENCE”, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 23-31-215, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMITS, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE MET IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT, TO ALLOW PERMIT APPLICATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE WITH SLED, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MAY NOT CARRY A CONCEALABLE WEAPON INTO A PLACE CLEARLY MARKED WITH A SIGN PROHIBITING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALABLE WEAPON, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERMIT IS VALID FOR FIVE YEARS, TO REQUIRE SLED TO SEND A RENEWAL NOTICE AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS BEFORE A PERMIT EXPIRES, AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES; TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF A HANDGUN, SO AS TO ALLOW A CONCEALABLE WEAPON PERMIT HOLDER TO ALSO SECURE HIS WEAPON UNDER A SEAT IN A VEHICLE OR IN ANY OPEN OR CLOSED STORAGE COMPARTMENT IN THE VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARTICLE ON HANDGUNS, SO AS TO REDEFINE THE TERM “LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT”. – ratified title

 

01/29/13 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
01/29/13 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 7)
02/01/13 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Massey (ch), Coleman, Nicholson, Bennett, Shealy
02/20/13 Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 30)
02/28/13 Senate Motion For Special Order Failed (Senate Journal-page 27)
02/28/13 Senate Roll call Ayes-26 Nays-15 (Senate Journal-page 27)
03/20/13 Senate Special order, set for March 20, 2013 (Senate Journal-page 29)
03/20/13 Senate Roll call Ayes-31 Nays-9 (Senate Journal-page 29)
03/21/13 Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 50)
04/11/13 Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 31)
04/17/13 Senate Committee Amendment Amended (Senate Journal-page 37)
04/17/13 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 37)
04/18/13 Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 35)
04/23/13 Senate Committee Amendment Withdrawn (Senate Journal-page 60)
04/23/13 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 60)
04/23/13 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 60)
04/23/13 Senate Roll call Ayes-33 Nays-5 (Senate Journal-page 60)
04/24/13 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 6)
04/24/13 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 6)
04/25/13 Scrivener’s error corrected
05/30/13 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 9)
06/04/13 House Amended (House Journal-page 60)
06/04/13 House Read second time (House Journal-page 60)
06/04/13 House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-12 (House Journal-page 60)
06/05/13 House Amended (House Journal-page 98)
06/05/13 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 98)
06/05/13 House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-13 (House Journal-page 103)
01/16/14 Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 9)
01/16/14 Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 9)
01/17/14 Scrivener’s error corrected
01/23/14 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 19)
01/23/14 House Roll call Yeas-90 Nays-18 (House Journal-page 20)
02/05/14 Ratified R 127
02/11/14 Signed By Governor
02/19/14 Effective date 02/11/14
02/25/14 Act No. 123