South Carolina: Self-Defense Bill Delayed Until Next Legislative Session

This week, the South Carolina Legislature took several actions regarding Senate Bill 308, the Restaurant Carry bill introduced by state Senator Sean Bennett (R-38).  On Wednesday, after making several significant improvements, the state House passed S 308 and this bill was then returned to the state Senate for a concurrence vote.  Unfortunately, time was running out on the legislative session and this bill became bogged down with delaying tactics designed to kill it for the year.  At 5 p.m. on Thursday, the South Carolina Legislature adjourned for the year before the state Senate could act on the amended version of S 308