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South Carolina: Pro-Gun Bill Headed to Governor

Thursday, May 11, 2017

South Carolina: Pro-Gun Bill Headed to Governor

Yesterday, the Senate passed an amended version of House Bill 3429 and the House unanimously concurred.  H. 3429 will now go to Governor Henry McMaster (R) for his consideration.

H. 3429 is a pro-gun bill introduced by state Representative Alan Clemmons (R-107).  This is NRA-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 was amended in subcommittee and would allow for the retention of any type of firearm, up to a total of three, provided the total value does not exceed $3,000.00.

Stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates on this bill.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.