View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4956 Rep. RUTHERFORD proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4956 (COUNCIL\BBM\10613HTC12):

Reference is to Printer's Date 3/8/12--H.

Amend the joint resolution, as and if amended, page 2, SECTION 1, by striking SECTION 1 and inserting:

/ SECTION      1.      The South Carolina General Assembly, representing the concerns and will of the People of the Great State of South Carolina, hereby requests the President of the United States of America to open our abundant oil and natural gas resources throughout our country, including South Carolina, and issue an executive order to the Department of Interior to lift the 2010 ban on all offshore drilling exploration within the outer continental shelf lands, including the South Carolina Coast; and, further, request the President of the United States of America direct the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, and any body of the federal government that regulates or similarly is concerned with the exploration of oil and natural gas to expedite all permitting requirements for the development of these energy resources. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.