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H 5420
Session 123 (2019-2020) 

H 5420Next  General Bill, By Wheeler

Similar(S 1173)
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-27-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL CHARGE A SURCHARGE OF THIRTY DOLLARS PER TON ON ANY COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS TRANSFERRED TO A LANDFILL IN A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF LESS THAN NINETEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION, RETENTION, AND EXPENDITURE OF THIS SURCHARGE.
View full text 03/19/20 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 22) 03/19/20 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 22)


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3/19/2020



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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-27-260 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SHALL CHARGE A SURCHARGE OF THIRTY DOLLARS PER TON ON ANY COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS TRANSFERRED TO A LANDFILL IN A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF LESS THAN NINETEEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION, RETENTION, AND EXPENDITURE OF THIS SURCHARGE.

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

SECTION    1.    Article 1, Chapter 27, Title 58 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 58-27-260.    The Department of Health and Environmental Control shall charge a surcharge of thirty dollars per ton on any coal combustion residuals transferred by any entity to an in-state landfill in a county with a population of less than nineteen thousand five hundred. The Department of Health and Environmental Control shall collect, retain, and expend the funds on water quality improvement and land and waste management initiatives in the county in which the coal combustion residuals are transferred."

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

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