Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3736Primary Sponsor: MeachamCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Railroad corridor preservationResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: BR1/1396.HCIntroduced Date: Mar 28, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Mar 28, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Meacham Barber Rama Cato Jaskwhich Smith Vaughn Houck Wells Haskins Keegan WilderType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3736 House Mar 28, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 1-3-60 SO AS TO ADD RAILROAD CORRIDOR PRESERVATION TO THE RAILROAD REVITALIZATION DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION OF THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EXECUTIVE POLICY AND PROGRAMS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE INTERIM COMPATIBLE USE OF RAILROAD CORRIDORS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY OF A RAILROAD CORRIDOR NOT PART OF AN EXISTING ACTIVE RAILROAD LINE BY PURCHASE, GIFT, CONDEMNATION, OR OTHER METHOD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 3, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 1-3-60. In addition to the railroad revitalization duties of the Division of Transportation of the Governor's Office of Executive Policy and Programs, the Division of Transportation shall provide for appropriate railroad corridor preservation, including the leasing of railroad corridors for interim compatible uses. In exercising its power to preserve railroad corridors, the division may provide for the acquisition of property that is part of a railroad corridor and is not part of an existing active railroad line by purchase, gift, condemnation, or other method."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.