In 2012, South Carolina repealed a prohibition against giving false evidence of identity when purchasing a handgun.1
South Carolina prohibits the knowing purchase, sale, transport, pawn, receipt or possession of any stolen handgun.2
South Carolina has no other laws that address gun trafficking.
See our Trafficking & Straw Purchasing policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.
- 2012 S.C. Acts 285 (repealing former S.C. Code Ann. §§ 23-31-140, 23-31-160).
- S.C. Code Ann. § 16-23-30(C).