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The House assembled at 10:00 A.M.
Deliberations were opened with prayer by the Chaplain of the House of Representatives, the Rev. Dr. Alton C. Clark as follows:
O God of glory and goodness, we thank You for our great Nation with her high mountains, deep valleys and broad fields; and above all for her people dedicated to God, to freedom and to the fruits of democratic living. We thank You for our good gifts of the past, and we pray that we may continue these good works in the present, taking steps which lead to higher ground for the future. Guide us into the paths we should go. Keep our minds focused on the God Who made us and Who has sustained us as we pray in the words of the Psalmists: "Lead me in Your truths and teach me; for You are the God of my salvation: on You do I wait all the day: (Psalm 25:5). Amen.
After corrections to the Journal of the proceedings of Wednesday, the SPEAKER ordered it confirmed.
The following Bill was taken up, read the third time, and ordered sent to the Senate.
H. 4807 -- Ways and Means Committee: A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-2-40, 44-2-60, BOTH AS AMENDED, 44-2-70, 44-2-90, AND 44-2-130, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE STATE UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE BANK ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE SUPERB ACCOUNT MAY BE USED TO PAY ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS AND SPECIFY QUALIFYING REHABILITATION COSTS WHICH MAY BE PAID FROM THE ACCOUNT, TO IMPOSE A ONE-HALF CENT A GALLON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH IT IS TO BE USED AND COLLECTED, TO REVISE THE REDUCED UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK REGISTRATION FEE AND REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS, TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM AMOUNT AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUPERB ACCOUNT FROM WHICH FUNDS ARE DISBURSED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, TO REVISE THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF OWNERS OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS, TO DELETE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST CERTAIN EXPENSES BEING DIRECTLY BILLED TO OR REIMBURSED FROM THE SUPERB ACCOUNT, AND TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 1998.
At 10:15 A.M. the House in accordance with the motion of Rep. WINSTEAD adjourned to meet at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, March 27.
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