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April 3, 2002
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Read the first time March 7, 2002.
TO AMEND SECTION 50-11-140, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IT BEING UNLAWFUL TO CARRY WEAPONS WHILE HUNTING RACCOONS, OPOSSUMS, OR FOX DURING THE PERIOD IT IS LAWFUL TO HUNT THEM WITHOUT WEAPONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS LAWFUL TO RUN RACCOONS WITH DOGS AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-11-140 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 473 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"Section 50-11-140. (A) During a period in which raccoons, opossums, or fox are allowed to be hunted without weapons, it is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or hunt the animals when carrying on one's person or in one's vehicle a firearm.
(B) Notwithstanding another provision of law, it is lawful to run raccoons with dogs at any time during the year."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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