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H*2757 (Rat #0652, Act #0567 of 1988) General Bill, By E.D. Foxworth
    A Bill to amend Sections 50-11-4310, 50-11-4330, 50-11-4360, 50-11-4380, 50-11-4390, 50-11-4420, 50-11-4440, 50-11-4460, and 50-11-4470, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to trapping of furbearing animals, so as to define "fur buyer", "commercial purposes", "trap", "foot-hold trap", "live trap" and "processor", to redefine "take", "trapper", to delete definitions of "fur dealer", "taking", and "taking for commercial purposes", to require a commercial fur license for all persons who sell furbearing animals for commercial purposes, except processors, manufacturers, or retailers, to change the procedure for the annual report of licensees, to exempt retailers or manufacturers of finished furs, tanners, and persons acquiring furbearing animal carcasses without hides from buyers license requirements, to require commercial fur licensees to affix tags and provide a procedure for tagging, to add whole animals to the list of property which may be confiscated, to require a permit for out of state shipment, and to specifically identify Code Sections to which penalties apply; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 50-11-4325, 50-11-4385, 50-11-4425, and 50-11-4475 so as to prohibit taking trapped wildlife from traps by any person other than the owner of the trap or his designee, to provide for a processor's license and require reports by the licensee, to exempt fox hunting-enclosed preserve or pup training facilities from the provisions of the Act, to provide penalties for violations not specified in Section 50-11-4470, and to repeal Article 11, Chapter 11, Title 50 of the 1976 Code relating to the bounties on foxes.-amended title
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03/31/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-1479
03/31/87House Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-1480
04/12/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources HJ-2596
04/20/88House Amended HJ-3100
04/20/88House Objection by Rep. Arthur, Day & Cooper HJ-3108
04/21/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Day HJ-3155
04/28/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Cooper & Arthur HJ-3447
04/28/88House Amended HJ-3447
04/28/88House Read second time HJ-3447
04/28/88House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-3447
04/29/88House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3458
05/03/88Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-22
05/03/88Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-22
05/05/88Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry SJ-25
05/10/88Senate Read second time SJ-26
05/10/88Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-26
05/11/88Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-19
05/24/88 Ratified R 652
05/29/88 Signed By Governor
05/29/88 Effective date 05/29/88
05/29/88 Act No. 567
06/14/88 Copies available

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