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South Carolina: Parking Lot Legislation Scheduled for Sub-Committee Hearing Tomorrow, March 3!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Please Contact Your State Legislators!  

On Wednesday, March 3, House Bill 3994 is scheduled to be heard before the House Judiciary General Laws Sub-committee. The hearing is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., in Room 516 of the Blatt Building in Columbia.

H 3994, introduced by State Representative Garry R. Smith (R-27), would prohibit the establishment of any rules that would forbid the storing of firearms in a locked vehicle in parking lots.  This bill will protect your right to keep a firearm in your car if you choose to hunt or target shoot before or after work.  H 3994 would also allow an individual to keep a firearm in their vehicle for self-defense during their commute to and from work.

Please contact members of the General Laws Subcommittee and urge them to support H 3994. Contact information can be found below.

State Representative Bruce Bannister (R-24), Chairman
(803) 734-3009

State Representative George Hearn (R-105)
(803) 212-6796

State Representative Dan Hamilton (R-20)
(803) 212-6795

State Representative David Weeks (D-51)
(803) 734-3102

State Representative Leon Stavrinakis (D-119)
(803) 734-3039

 

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