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State of South Carolina. 2012 ‘2009 S.C. Acts 59 § 6 (codified as S.C. Code Ann. § 16-25-30), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Domestic Violence and Firearms in South Carolina. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January

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Domestic Violence and Firearms in South Carolina

South Carolina law does not:

- Prohibit individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors from possessing firearms or ammunition (unlike federal law);
- Prohibits individuals subject to domestic violence protective orders from possessing firearms or ammunition (unlike federal law);
- Require the surrender of firearms or ammunition by domestic abusers who have become prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition under federal law; or
- Explicitly authorize or require the removal of firearms or ammunition at the scene of a domestic violence incident.

In 2009, South Carolina enacted a law requiring a court, at the time a person is convicted of domestic violence or aggravated domestic violence, to deliver to the person a written form that notifies the person of the federal law prohibiting possession of firearms or ammunition…

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