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South Carolina: Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation Heard by House Judiciary Subcommittee

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Please Contact Subcommittee Members Today!

Earlier today, the House Judiciary Committee’s General Laws Subcommittee held a hearing on House Bill 3292.  The NRA spoke in favor of the bill and is currently working with the bill sponsor and the subcommittee members to make several technical and drafting corrections. 

This legislation seeks to make a number of positive reforms to the current permit system, including expanding where a permit holder may lawfully carry, as well as improving the current laws regarding recognizing permits issued by other states. 

Please contact the members of the House Judiciary General Law’s Subcommittee and respectfully urge them to work with NRA to pass the best possible bill.  Contact information can be found below.

House Judiciary General Laws Subcommittee: 

Representative Thad Viers (R-68), Chairman                                              
(803) 734-3064

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

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

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

Representative Laurie Funderburk (D-52)
(803) 734-3044

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