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Bill Number: 503 Ratification Number: 78 Act Number 47 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Regulation of the sale, use, and storage of explosives, liability insurance of blasters
(A47, R78, S503)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 480 OF 1986, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF THE SALE, USE, AND STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES, SO AS TO DECREASE THE REQUIRED AMOUNT OF LIABILITY INSURANCE OF BLASTERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Blaster's liability insurance
SECTION 1. Subsection (8) of Section 4 of Act 480 of 1986 is amended to read:
"(8) A blaster shall furnish the State Fire Marshal with liability insurance with a company licensed to do business as an insurer in this State in an amount not less than five hundred thousand dollars to protect the public against injury. This insurance must be continued in effect during the period of the permit."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.