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Sponsors: Rep. R.L. Brown
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Introduced in the House on March 8, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on March 15, 2016
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Medical Affairs
Summary: Clean drinking water
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/8/2016 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 32) 3/8/2016 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 32) 3/9/2016 House Recalled from Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 19) 3/10/2016 House Read second time (House Journal-page 16) 3/10/2016 House Roll call Yeas-85 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 16) 3/10/2016 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 17) 3/11/2016 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2) 3/15/2016 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8) 3/15/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 9, 2016
S. Printed 3/9/16--H.
Read the first time March 8, 2016.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL CONDUCT, OR CAUSE TO BE CONDUCTED, BY A QUALIFIED OUTSIDE ENTITY, A FEASIBILITY STUDY CONCERNING THE MOST EFFICIENT AND COST-EFFECTIVE MANNER IN WHICH TO PROVIDE CLEAN DRINKING WATER TO THE RESIDENTS OF WADMALAW ISLAND IN CHARLESTON COUNTY WITHOUT THE USE OF WELLS WITH THE POTENTIAL OF CONTAMINATION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The Department of Health and Environmental Control shall conduct, or cause to be conducted, by a qualified outside entity, a feasibility study concerning the most efficient and cost-effective manner in which to provide clean drinking water to the residents of Wadmalaw Island in Charleston County without the use of wells with the potential of contamination. The study must be completed by January 1, 2017, and shall include not only the most desirable solution, but also the projected costs involved with that solution. The results of the study must be provided to the Governor, the presiding officers of both houses of the General Assembly, each member of the Charleston County Legislative delegation, and each member of the governing body of Charleston County.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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