Why do I need deer tags?

Deer management bill background information

Commonly called the "Deer Management Bill", passage of S.454 in June 2016 was the culmination of a multi-year effort on the part of SC deer hunters, SCDNR, and the SC General Assembly. The basis for the changes brought about by this legislation include changes in SC deer hunter attitudes and changes in the state’s deer population. The following points are key issues important in the passage of the legislation which becomes law July 1, 2017.