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H. 3456 (Hill): S.C. Constitutional Carry Act (2019)

Paladin4CA

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Gun reform. Several bills have been introduced in the House and Senate since session began this week. H. 3456 (Hill) seeks passage of the S.C. Constitutional Carry Act to remove concealed weapons provisions from state law and to loosen restrictions on carrying weapons, with several provisions. S. 341 (Campsen) would require every clerk of court to report to state police within 10 days of disposition of each case in general sessions, and report within 48 hours the issuance of a restraining order or other order preventing the possession of a firearm. H. 3058 (Cobb-Hunter) would require a national, instant criminal background check prior to any transfer of firearms.
From: http://www.statehousereport.com/2019/01/11/1-11-full-issuse-on-selling-santee-cooper-new-conservation-book-democratic-branding/

Link to the Constitutional Carry bill: https://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=3456&session=123&summary=B

ETA: I don't know the impact of this on Open Carry of firearms/handguns in SC. It deletes a lot of text re. concealed weapons, but I don't know if the effect of that will allow the open as well as concealed carry of firearms without a permit. But I figured you guys would want to know about this legislation regardless.
 
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solus

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While the SC house has intro’d their bill, the SC senate has 400 and 139. The difficult part is defining what the posted proposed legislative summaries mean by ‘...TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS...’ or ‘...REPLACE WITH CONFORMING LANGUAGE OF "WEAPONS"...’ without a tremendous amount of work to sift through individual SC statutory legalese.
[ S139 ~ https://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=139&session=123&summary=B&headerfooter=1 ]

[ S400 ~ https://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=400&session=123&summary=B&headerfooter=1 ]

Finally, these bills label themselves as ‘SC constitutional’ bills but their summary[ies] dont disclose any activity of change to the SC constitution but rather ‘statutory’ provisions.

Oh the politically biased cite is a great read of political rhetoric.
 
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Thanks for the glimmer of hope for South Carolina, and from California no less. Twenty-three years ago The Law Abiding Citizens Self-Defense Act of 1996 was passed allowing regular gun carry for the first time in SC history. The Act passed for a sop thrown to the <deleted> / affiliates. Perhaps the hegemony is finally broken but I have been away too long to know.

That there is no South Carolinian active here is suggestive.

I just went by my old stomping grounds to see that scfirearms.org website has not been updated since 2011. But I saw names of old friends. The Defender newsletter archives are still linked for the history of Grass Roots Gun Rights activism in SC. I cherish my GrassRoots GunRights Gorilla pin still.
 
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The Truth

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I know a couple members here used to live in SC, myself included. Hopefully SC will regain their liberty.
 
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