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South Carolina: Hearing for Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Cancelled!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The House Judiciary Committee’s General Laws Subcommittee hearing scheduled for Tomorrow, February 3, has been cancelled. House Bill 3292, the Right-to-Carry reform bill introduced by state Representative Mike Pitts (R-14), had been on the agenda. A new hearing date has not been set at this time, but the NRA will continue to keep you up to date on the bill’s status, so please continue to check your e-mail and www.NRAILA.org.

H. 3292 seeks to reform current law to remove certain restrictions on where one may lawfully carry a concealed firearm, establish that property owners may not set policies or rules that would prohibit the transportation or storage of legally-possessed firearms or ammunition if it is locked, out of sight, within a privately-owned motor vehicle, and create a straight recognition standard for valid permits issued by other states. 

Please continue to contact members of this subcommittee and urge them to support H. 3292.  Their contact information can be found below.

House Judiciary Committee’s General Laws Subcommittee: 

Rep. Thad Viers (R-68), Chairman
(803) 734-3064
ViersT@scstatehouse.net  

Rep. Dan Hamilton (R-20)
(803) 212-6795
danhamilton@schouse.org

Rep. J. David Weeks (D-51)
(803) 734-3102
JDW@scstatehouse.net

Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk (D-52)
(803) 734-3044
funderburkl@scstatehouse.net

Rep. George Hearn (R-105)
(803) 212-6796
georgehearn@schouse.org

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