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South Carolina: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Up for Floor Vote this Week

Monday, April 3, 2017

South Carolina: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Up for Floor Vote this Week

Tomorrow, April 4, H. 3930, an NRA-supported constitutional/permitless carry bill, is scheduled for a House floor vote.  Introduced by state Representative Mike Pitts (R-14), H. 3930 would remove the requirement to obtain a concealed weapons permit (CWP) in order to lawfully carry a firearm.  H. 3930 would also make the current permitting system optional to allow citizens to obtain a CWP and take advantage of reciprocity agreements with other states.  Please contact your state Representative and urge them to support H. 3930, with no weakening amendments!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact our state Representative.

Additionally, H. 3429 is still pending in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  H. 3429, introduced by state Representative Clemmons, is NRA-ILA supported legislation that seeks to amend South Carolina’s bankruptcy laws and recognize the fundamental right to personal protection by ensuring citizens who have fallen on hard times, financially, will not be required to sell all of their firearms maintained for personal protection in order to satisfy their debts.  H. 3429 allows for the retention of any firearms, provided the total value does not exceed $10,000.00.  Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to support this important reform!  Click the “Take Action” button above to contact the committee members!

Stay tuned to your email inbox and www.nraila.org for further updates on these bills as they progress through the South Carolina Legislature.

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