Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3696Primary Sponsor: RudnickCommittee Number: 25Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Firearm violation, penaltyResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: DKA/4308AL.93Introduced Date: 19930311Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19930311Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Rudnick Inabinett G. Brown Whipper BreelandType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 3696 House 19930311 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-23-410, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO POINTING A FIREARM AT ANOTHER PERSON, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-23-410 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 16-23-410. It shall be is unlawful for any a person to present or point at any other another person any a loaded or unloaded firearm. A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction therefor, any such person shall must be punished by fine or imprisonment imprisoned not more than three years, in the discretion of the court. Nothing contained herein shall in this section may be construed to abridge the right of self-defense or to apply to theatricals or like similar performances."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.