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S*1159 (Rat #0677, Act #0590 of 1988) General Bill, By H.U. Fielding and McConnell
    A Bill to amend Section 6-7-710, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to granting power for zoning to municipalities and counties, so as to authorize them to include in their zoning ordinances provisions for landscaping, protection, and regulation of trees in consideration of their value from an environmental, agricultural, aesthetic, scenic, or preservation standpoint, to exclude from this authority the regulation of commercial timber operations, and to provide that these provisions may not restrict the ability of public utilities and electric suppliers from maintaining safe clearances around utility lines, and to authorize the South Carolina Forestry Commission, through its urban forestry assistance program, to provide recommendations and assistance to municipalities and counties for evaluation, care, and preservation of trees covered by regulations adopted under the provisions of Chapter 7 of Title 6 as part of the comprehensive plan for the jurisdiction.-amended title
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02/02/88Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-8
02/02/88Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-8
03/10/88Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources SJ-31
03/15/88Senate Amended SJ-44
03/15/88Senate Read second time SJ-44
03/17/88Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-18
03/22/88House Introduced and read first time HJ-2194
03/22/88House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-2194
04/21/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-3133
04/28/88House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 3, 1988 HJ-3443
05/03/88House Objection by Rep. Simpson HJ-3479
05/03/88House Amended HJ-3479
05/03/88House Read second time HJ-3481
05/04/88House Read third time HJ-3529
05/04/88House Returned HJ-3529
05/05/88Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-11
05/10/88House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Aydlette, Wilkins & Hayes HJ-3623
05/10/88Senate Conference committee appointed Sens. Hinson, Bryan and Fielding SJ-9
05/24/88House Conference report received HJ-3979
05/24/88House Conference report adopted HJ-3981
05/26/88Senate Conference report received SJ-17
05/26/88Senate Conference report adopted SJ-17
05/26/88Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-17
05/31/88 Ratified R 677
06/02/88 Signed By Governor
06/02/88 Effective date 06/02/88
06/02/88 Act No. 590
06/16/88 Copies available

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