South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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H. 4307

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General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Stavrinakis, Cogswell, Sottile, W. Newton, J.E. Smith, Gilliard, Mack, Bernstein, Brown, Herbkersman and Crosby
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11126cz17.docx

Introduced in the House on May 10, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

Summary: Offshore oil

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   5/10/2017  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 73)
   5/10/2017  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 73)
   5/10/2017  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

5/10/2017

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-43-400 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE APPROVAL OF INFRASTRUCTURE USED TO FACILITATE THE TRANSPORTATION OF OFFSHORE OIL INTO THE LAND AND WATERS OF THIS STATE BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, A STATE AGENCY, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE.

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

SECTION    1.    Article 2, Chapter 43, Title 48 is amended by adding:

"Section 48-43-400.    Notwithstanding another provision of law, the State of South Carolina, a state agency, or a political subdivision of this State may not approve a plan or permit application to construct or otherwise use infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of this State. This infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, a facility designed to store oil and a pipeline but does not include new roads."

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

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