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Bill Number: 2327 Ratification Number: 174 Act Number 99 Introducing Body: House Subject: Penalties for trawling violations
(A99, R174, H2327)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-17-1615, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR TRAWLING VIOLATIONS, SO AS TO ELIMINATE CONTRADICTORY PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF TRAWLING LICENSES FOR BOATS FOR SECOND OFFENSE VIOLATIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The third paragraph of Section 50-17-1615 is amended to read:
"The violation of Sections 50-17-1600 and 50-17-1610 at the same time or the violation of Sections 50-17-1530 and 50-17-1600 at the same time shall be considered as a first and second offense if no violations of these sections have occurred within one year prior to the date of the violations."
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.