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1055Ratification Number: 260Act Number: 244Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000120Primary Sponsor: MooreAll Sponsors: MooreDrafted Document Number: l:\s-res\tlm\001slad.jh.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20000330Date of Last Amendment: 20000216Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20000331Subject: Bass, fishing for in Slade's Lake In Edgefield County, Fish and GameHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20000420 Act No. A244 ------ 20000331 Signed by Governor ------ 20000330 Ratified R260 House 20000330 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 20000329 Read second time House 20000328 Recalled from Committee 20 HANR House 20000217 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Senate 20000216 Amended, read third time, sent to House Senate 20000215 Read second time, notice of general amendments ------ 20000215 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000210 Recalled from Committee, 07 SFGF placed on the Calendar Senate 20000120 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 10, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 15, 2000 - Word format Revised on February 16, 2000 - Word format Revised on March 28, 2000 - Word format
(A244, R260, S1055)
AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 13, TITLE 50, THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PROTECTION OF FISH, BY ADDING SECTION 50-13-25 SO AS TO ESTABLISH LAWFUL CATCH LIMITS FOR BASS AND OTHER FISH, TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM SIZE LIMIT FOR BASS, AND TO RESTRICT THE USE OF FISHING DEVICES FOR SLADE LAKE IN EDGEFIELD COUNTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 13, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 50-13-25. (A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it is unlawful to catch and carry away from Slade Lake in Edgefield County any bass not meeting the minimum size limitation of twelve inches in length. The lawful catch limit for bass in Slade Lake is two per day, and the lawful catch limit for all other fish is fifteen per day.
(B) There is hereby established an open season for fishing on Slade Lake, beginning on the first day of April and terminating on the first day of November. During the open season, fishing shall only be allowed on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
(C) It is unlawful to take any fish of any kind from Slade Lake except by hook and line, which includes poles, rod and reel, and natural or artificial bait, and no person shall use more than two poles at the same time.
(D) It is unlawful to use watercraft of any kind on Slade Lake unless the watercraft is operated using oars or an electric trolling motor.
(E) Any person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment of not less than ten days nor more than thirty days, or both."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 30th day of March, 2000.
Approved the 31st day of March, 2000.
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