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H 3719 General Bill, By Burns, Hiott, Hixon, Chumley, Bannister and G.R. Smith
Summary: Fires
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 48-35-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE FORESTER'S AUTHORITY TO DIRECT THAT CERTAIN FIRES NOT BE STARTED, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN EXTREME CONDITIONS EXIST, THE STATE FORESTER MAY PROHIBIT ALL OPEN BURNING EXCEPT FIRES USED FOR NONRECREATIONAL PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 48-35-60, RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE STARTING OF UNLAWFUL FIRES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PENALTIES.
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02/09/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 15)
02/09/17House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 15)
02/14/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon, Chumley, Bannister, G.R.Smith
02/16/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 3)
02/22/17House Requests for debate-Rep(s). JE Smith, Gilliard, Jefferson, Ott, Mack, Robinson-Simpson, Williams (House Journal-page 13)
02/23/17House Amended (House Journal-page 22)
02/23/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 22)
02/23/17House Roll call Yeas-94 Nays-6 (House Journal-page 25)
02/23/17House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 26)
02/24/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2)
02/28/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 17)
02/28/17Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 17)



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