Governor McMaster holds ceremonial bill signing ahead of Open Carry with Training Act taking effect
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster held a ceremonial bill signing this morning in Greenville on the Open Carry with Training Act, which takes effect this Sunday. The law will allow South Carolinians with a concealed weapons permit to openly carry a gun in public. The new law also eliminates a $50 permit fee.
Requirements remain that a permit holder must be 21-years-old or older, take eight hours of training and pass a background check that includes fingerprinting.
Public and private businesses or employers can still decide to post a sign prohibiting permit holders from carrying open or concealed firearms on their property.
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