SC Gov. approves and signs SC4301 Castle Doctrine

SC Gov. approves and signs SC4301 Castle Doctrine

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    SC Gov. approves and signs SC4301 Castle Doctrine

    Bill was signed this afternoon. Thanks for all the help folks. Another win for the good guys.

    H*4301


    H*4301(Rat #0412) General Bill, By G.M. Smith, Bailey, Harrison, Altman,
    Vaughn, G.R. Smith, Battle, Kirsh, M.A. Pitts, Coates, Moody-Lawrence, Toole,
    Vick, Littlejohn, Sandifer, Owens, Ceips, Funderburk, Weeks, Rice, Simrill,
    Chellis, Viers and Duncan
    Similar(S 1131)
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6
    TO CHAPTER 11, TITLE 16 SO AS TO ENACT THE "PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY
    ACT", TO DEFINE THE TERMS "DWELLING", "GREAT BODILY INJURY", "RESIDENCE", AND
    "VEHICLE", TO AUTHORIZE THE LAWFUL USE OF DEADLY FORCE AGAINST AN INTRUDER OR
    ATTACKER IN A PERSON'S DWELLING, RESIDENCE, OR OCCUPIED VEHICLE UNDER CERTAIN
    CIRCUMSTANCES, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT THERE IS NO DUTY TO
    RETREAT IF THE PERSON IS IN A PLACE WHERE HE HAS A RIGHT TO BE, INCLUDING THE
    PERSON'S PLACE OF BUSINESS, AND THE USE OF DEADLY FORCE IS NECESSARY TO
    PREVENT DEATH, GREAT BODILY INJURY, OR THE COMMISSION OF A VIOLENT CRIME, AND
    TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO LAWFULLY USES DEADLY FORCE IS IMMUNE FROM
    CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND CIVIL ACTION AND MAY NOT BE ARRESTED UNLESS PROBABLE
    CAUSE EXISTS THAT THE DEADLY FORCE USED WAS UNLAWFUL; TO AMEND SECTION
    16-1-60, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LIST OF VIOLENT CRIMES, SO AS TO ADD
    TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE BASE; AND BY ADDING SECTION 16-23-415 SO AS TO CREATE
    THE OFFENSE OF TAKING A FIREARM OR OTHER WEAPON FROM THE PERSON OF A LAW
    ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY. - ratified title

    11/16/05 House Prefiled
    11/16/05 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    01/10/06 House Introduced and read first time HJ-22
    01/10/06 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-22
    01/25/06 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Owens
    01/31/06 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ceips
    02/01/06 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-7
    02/02/06 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor:
    Funderburk, Weeks
    02/02/06 Scrivener's error corrected
    02/07/06 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rice,
    Simrill, Chellis, Viers
    02/07/06 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 8,
    2006 HJ-23
    02/08/06 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Duncan
    02/08/06 House Read second time HJ-22
    02/08/06 House Roll call Yeas-108 Nays-0 HJ-24
    02/09/06 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-11
    02/09/06 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
    02/09/06 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-8
    02/09/06 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Hutto (ch), Jackson,
    Knotts, Bryant
    05/24/06 Senate Polled out of committee Judiciary SJ-16
    05/24/06 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment
    Judiciary SJ-16
    05/25/06 Senate Amended SJ-72
    05/25/06 Senate Read second time SJ-72
    05/31/06 Senate Amended SJ-131
    05/31/06 Senate Read third time and returned to House with
    amendments SJ-131
    06/01/06 House Debate adjourned on amendments HJ-34
    06/01/06 House Senate amendment amended HJ-180
    06/01/06 House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-180
    06/01/06 Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-15
    06/07/06 Ratified R 412
    06/09/06 Signed By Governor

    Full bill is located:

    http://www.scstatehouse.net/cgi-bin/...keyval=1164301

    Mark


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    Glad to see that governor has balls, unlike the guy here in NH who vetoed a similar bill.
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    Ours never got to the Governor -- Legislature couldn't seem to get it moving.

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    Outstanding! Good news!

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    Wooo hoooo!!!! Again, thanks for posting up the info.

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    Most people will never know how important a step this was until they need it.

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    More good news.

    Just wish PA would get this moved on and thru - it's about time.
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    Congrats to SC! Another state with the wisdom to see the "light" and allow the basic right of self defense. May this become a trend.......


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    Good move for South Carolina !

    Wonder why we haven't heard anything about something like this in Texas yet ?

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    Glad he signed it. Also glad Sanford signed Jessie's Law, which opens up the option for the death penatly for some child molesters.

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    This is good. My dad lives in SC and, unfortunately, has some questionanble neighbors. This ought to make him feel a little better. Thanks for the update.

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    Let him approve reciprocity with Florida, Please!!!

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    Awesome, Good to hear
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