In 2012, South Carolina repealed its law prohibiting firearms dealers from offering for sale handguns that failed to meet a melting point test. 1 Accordingly, South Carolina now has no law imposing design safety standards on handguns.

See our Design Safety Standards for Handguns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Notes
  1. 2012 S.C. Act 285. ⤴︎