South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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S. 181

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Shealy
Document Path: l:\s-res\ks\005supe.dmr.ks.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2017
Introduced in the House on February 15, 2017
Last Amended on February 9, 2017
Currently residing in the House

Summary: S.C. Hazardous Waste Management Act

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/13/2016  Senate  Prefiled
  12/13/2016  Senate  Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
   1/10/2017  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 96)
   1/10/2017  Senate  Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs 
                        (Senate Journal-page 96)
    2/7/2017  Senate  Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical 
                        Affairs (Senate Journal-page 18)
    2/9/2017  Senate  Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 12)
    2/9/2017  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 12)
    2/9/2017  Senate  Roll call Ayes-36  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 12)
   2/15/2017  Senate  Read third time and sent to House 
                        (Senate Journal-page 21)
   2/15/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 20)
   2/15/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 20)
   3/23/2017  House   Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural 
                        Resources and Environmental Affairs

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/13/2016
2/7/2017
2/9/2017
3/23/2017

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COMMITTEE REPORT

March 23, 2017

S. 181

Introduced by Senator Shealy

S. Printed 3/23/17--H.

Read the first time February 15, 2017.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL

RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 181) to amend Section 44-56-200(b) of the 1976 Code, relating to the South Carolina Hazardous Waste Management Act, to provide that, for the purposes, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

DAVID R. HIOTT for Committee.

            

STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED FISCAL IMPACT

Explanation of Fiscal Impact

Introduced on January 10, 2017

State Expenditure

This bill establishes that under the South Carolina Hazardous Waste Management Act, Chapter 56 of Title 44, a responsible party does not include a person who is excluded from liability under the Superfund Recycling Equity Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 9627 et seq. Under the Superfund Equity Act, a person is not a responsible party and not liable for hazardous waste cleanup costs if he arranges for recycling any material that is defined both as a recyclable material and a hazardous substance. Examples of such material include scrap metal, scrap rubber, and spent batteries. Based on the response from the Department of Health and Environmental Control, the waste management program currently considers those who arrange for the recycling of hazardous waste to not be a responsible party. Therefore, the bill does not have an expenditure or revenue impact on the general fund, federal funds, or other funds.

Frank A. Rainwater, Executive Director

Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 44-56-200(B) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT, FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, "RESPONSIBLE PARTY" DOES NOT INCLUDE A PERSON WHO IS EXCLUDED FROM LIABILITY UNDER THE SUPERFUND RECYCLING EQUITY ACT, 42 U.S.C. SECTION 9627.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 44-56-200(B) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an item at the end to read:

"(3)    For purposes of this chapter, the provisions of the Superfund Recycling Equity Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 9627, shall apply."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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