View Amendment Current Amendment: FGF to Bill 484

The Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry proposes the following amendment (SFGF-484.BC0002S):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 50-9-975(A) and inserting:

(A) The South Carolina Waterways Protection Fund is created for the purpose of receiving the three-dollar waterways protection fee that is attached to each tax notice for a watercraft, as provided in Section 12-37-3215.

Amend the bill further, SECTION 2, by striking Section 50-9-975(B)(2) and inserting:

(2) identification, marking, and lighting of hazards to navigation in accordance with applicable rules governing aids to navigation; and

Amend the bill further, by deleting SECTIONS 3 and 4.

Amend the bill further, SECTION 5, by striking Section 12-37-3215 and inserting:

Section 12-37-3215.A tax notice for a watercraft must include a waterways protection fee of three dollars. The fee must be deposited by the county treasurer into the South Carolina Waterways Protection Fund, as established in Section 50-9-975. The issuance or renewal of a certificate of number by the Department of Natural Resources is not contingent on the payment of the waterways protection fee.