H.3262 – CWPs on College Campuses

H.3262 would make it legal for concealed weapons permit holders to carry on college campuses. It is difficult to regulate open campuses where cities and colleges mix, and the borders of the school are unclear. If a law-abiding citizen has undergone the proper training to obtain a CWP, he or she should be allowed to carry […]

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H.3248 – CWPs on College Campuses

H.3248 would make it legal for concealed weapons permit holders to carry on college campuses. It is difficult to regulate open campuses where cities and colleges mix, and the borders of the school are unclear. If a law-abiding citizen has undergone the proper training to obtain a CWP, he or she should be allowed to carry […]

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H.3241 – Smoking in Vehicles with Small Children

H.3241 would make smoking tobacco products in a car with a child younger than five years old illegal. While the health of children is important, the government cannot dictate how citizens choose to raise their children. This bill would lead down a slippery slope toward unnecessary regulation of other behaviors.

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H.3240 – CWP Reciprocity

H.3240 is a reciprocity bill that would require South Carolina to recognize CWPs from all other states. Visitors, under this law, must follow South Carolina’s concealed carry laws while in our state. Keeping and bearing arms is a right and not a privilege, and citizens shouldn’t require any permission from the government to exercise this right. This bill would […]

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H.3217 – Reporting a Stolen or Lost Firearm

H.3217 would require any firearm dealer or owner to immediately report the loss or theft of a firearm to a law enforcement agency. How this law would be enforced is unclear. If law enforcement finds a lost or stolen gun, it would be very difficult to prove that the original owner willfully failed to report the […]

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H.3210 – Civil Asset Forfeiture Protection

Currently, when property is seized through civil asset forfeiture, law enforcement is permitted to keep the property indefinitely. H.3210 would provide that property seized through asset forfeiture must be returned after thirty days, if no criminal charges have been filed against the property owner. Also, the bill would not require the owner to prove he or […]

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H.3205 – Retired Officials Carrying Concealed

H.3205 would allow judges, magistrates, solicitors, clerks of court, and workers’ compensation commissioners to carry concealed anywhere in the state, whether they are active in their positions or retired. Current law only allows these officials to carry concealed anywhere in the state when they are carrying out the duties of their office. It’s difficult to see […]

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H.3181 – Background Checks and Gun Show Regulations

H.3181 would require private firearm sales, with the exception of sales or transfers between licensed manufacturers, dealers, or between immediate family members, to undergo a national background check. Confirmation of the check must be made by the SLED director and all dealers must keep records of transactions. All buyers at gun shows must have a background […]

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H.3180 – Wait Period for Background Checks

H.3180 requires that before any sale, exchange, or transfer of a firearm, a national instant background check must be performed. The process cannot continue until the results come back in. As is the case with virtually all gun control attempts, this bill would restrict the rights of law abiding citizens and do little to prevent violent […]

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H.3174 – Retired Officials Carrying Concealed

H.3174 would allow judges, magistrates, solicitors, clerks of court, and workers’ compensation commissioners to carry concealed anywhere in the state, whether they are active in their positions or retired. Current law only allows these officials to carry concealed anywhere in the state when they are carrying out the duties of their office. It’s difficult to see […]

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