Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 20, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, page 410, after line 33, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:
/ 20.___. (USC: Energy-related Economic Development) During the current fiscal year and using existing resources, the Earth Sciences and Resources Institute at the University of South Carolina shall develop a plan to foster collaborations among the State's institutions of higher education, the private sector, local governments, K-12 schools, the general public, and international partners to capitalize on the unique, unexplored geophysical characteristics of South Carolina and create energy-related economic development opportunities within the State. By January 15, 2015, the report shall be provided to the director of the South Carolina Energy Office, the Secretary of the Department of Commerce, the Governor, and the chairmen of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee. /
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