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Session 119 (2011-2012) 

S*1220Next(Rat #0276, Act #0248 of 2012)  General Bill, By Campbell, Hayes and Ford
 AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 48-2-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
 1976, RELATING TO FEES IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL
 CONTROL FOR CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING THE SURFACE WATER
 WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM, WHICH ARE DEPOSITED INTO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND
 FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THESE PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ENUMERATE THE FEES FOR SURFACE
 WATER WITHDRAWAL APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE HAVE BEEN
 REPEALED JANUARY 1, 2013; BY ADDING SECTION 49-4-175 SO AS TO REIMPOSE THE
 FEES THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY CHARGE FOR SURFACE
 WATER WITHDRAWAL AND APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE
 DEPARTMENT SHALL RETAIN THESE FEES TO IMPLEMENT AND OPERATE THE SURFACE WATER
 WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND ACT 247 OF 2010, RELATING TO THE SOUTH
 CAROLINA SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL, PERMITTING, USE, AND REPORTING ACT SO AS TO
 REPEAL PROVISIONS THAT PROSPECTIVELY REPEAL THE IMPOSITION OF SURFACE WATER
 WITHDRAWAL PERMIT FEES. - ratified title

   02/15/12  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
   02/15/12  Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural
                     Resources (Senate Journal-page 4)
   03/29/12  Senate Polled out of committee Agriculture and Natural
                     Resources (Senate Journal-page 11)
   03/29/12  Senate Committee report: Favorable Agriculture and
                     Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 11)
   04/11/12  Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 29)
   04/11/12  Senate Roll call Ayes-41  Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 29)
   04/12/12  Senate Read third time and sent to House
                     (Senate Journal-page 12)
   04/17/12  House  Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
   04/17/12  House  Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural
                     Resources and Environmental Affairs
                     (House Journal-page 9)
   05/24/12  House  Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural
                     Resources and Environmental Affairs
                     (House Journal-page 5)
   05/30/12  House  Debate adjourned until Thur.,05-31-12
                     (House Journal-page 64)
   05/31/12  House  Debate adjourned until Tues., 06-05-12
                     (House Journal-page 43)
   06/05/12  House  Debate adjourned (House Journal-page 53)
   06/05/12  House  Amended (House Journal-page 60)
   06/05/12  House  Read second time (House Journal-page 60)
   06/05/12  House  Roll call Yeas-77  Nays-2 (House Journal-page 67)
   06/06/12  House  Debate adjourned (House Journal-page 35)
   06/06/12  House  Amended (House Journal-page 103)
   06/06/12  House  Read third time and returned to Senate with
                     amendments (House Journal-page 103)
   06/06/12  Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled
                     (Senate Journal-page 97)
   06/06/12  Senate Roll call Ayes-39  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 97)
   06/12/12         Ratified R 276
   06/18/12         Signed By Governor
   06/25/12         Effective date 01/01/13
   06/27/12         Act No. 248





S. Previous1220

(A248, R276, S1220)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 48-2-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FEES IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING THE SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM, WHICH ARE DEPOSITED INTO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THESE PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ENUMERATE THE FEES FOR SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE HAVE BEEN REPEALED JANUARY 1, 2013; BY ADDING SECTION 49-4-175 SO AS TO REIMPOSE THE FEES THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY CHARGE FOR SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL AND APPLICATIONS AND PERMITS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL RETAIN THESE FEES TO IMPLEMENT AND OPERATE THE SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND ACT 247 OF 2010, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL, PERMITTING, USE, AND REPORTING ACT SO AS TO REPEAL PROVISIONS THAT PROSPECTIVELY REPEAL THE IMPOSITION OF SURFACE WATER WITHDRAWAL PERMIT FEES.

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

Surface water withdrawal permit fees added

SECTION    1.    Section 48-2-50(H) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 247 of 2010, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:

"( )    Surface Water Withdrawals:

(a)    Existing surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                                     $1,000;

(b)    New surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                                     $7,500;

(c)    Modification of surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                     $2,000;

(d)    Renewal of surface water withdrawal permit with modifications application processing fee                             $1,000;

(e)    Surface water withdrawal annual operating fee per permitted intake                                                                     $1,000."

Authority to collect, and the amount of, surface water withdrawal permit fees

SECTION    2.    Chapter 4, Title 49 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 49-4-175.(A)    The department is authorized to collect the following surface water withdrawal program fees:

(1)    existing surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                                        $1,000;

(2)    new surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                                                        $7,500;

(3)    modification of surface water withdrawal permit application processing fee                                                                        $2,000;

(4)    renewal of surface water withdrawal permit with modifications application processing fee                            $1,000;

(5)    surface water withdrawal annual operating fee per permitted intake                                                                                    $1,000.

(B)    The department shall retain the fees collected pursuant to this section for the purposes of implementing and operating the Surface Water Permitting and Withdrawal regulatory program, including permit application review, compliance inspections, and enforcement and for technical assistance and monitoring."

Repeal

SECTION    3.    Section 3C of Act 247 of 2010, which reads as stated below, is repealed:

"C.    The new item added to Section 48-2-50 by this SECTION is repealed January 1, 2013. No new fees may be charged for Surface Water Withdrawal applications following that date without an act of the General Assembly setting the fee schedule."

Time effective

SECTION    4.    This act takes effect January 1, 2013.

Ratified the 12th day of June, 2012.

Approved the 18th day of June, 2012.

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