House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee
Environmental Affairs I Subcommittee

C A N C E L E D

TO: ALL ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS I SUBCOMITTEE MEMBERS

FROM: THE HONORABLE DAVID HIOTT, CHAIRMAN

DATE: May 16, 2013

There will be a meeting of the Environmental Affairs I Subcommittee Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 410 of the Blatt Building. The following matter is on the agenda:

S. 503 -- Senators Thurmond, Hembree, Campsen, Cleary, Rankin and Ford: A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 6 OF THE 1976 CODE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 6 TO ENACT THE "BEACH PRESERVATION ACT", TO ALLOW A QUALIFIED COASTAL MUNICIPALITY TO IMPOSE A FEE NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS DERIVED FROM THE RENTAL OR CHARGES FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FURNISHED TO TRANSIENTS SUBJECT TO THE MUNICIPALITY'S LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MUNICIPALITY MAY IMPOSE THE FEE ONLY AFTER ITS APPROVAL IN A REFERENDUM HELD IN THE MUNICIPALITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FEE IS IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES IMPOSED AND MUST NOT BE DEEMED CUMULATIVE TO OTHER LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES IMPOSED BY THE MUNICIPALITY, TO PROVIDE USES FOR WHICH THE FEE REVENUE MUST BE APPLIED, TO PROVIDE FOR REPORTING AND FOR REMITTANCE OF THESE FEES, AND TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS.


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