Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 636Primary Sponsor: RoseType of Legislation: JRSubject: Environmental Awareness AwardResiding Body: HouseDate Tabled: Apr 01, 1992Computer Document Number: 636Introduced Date: Feb 12, 1991Date of Last Amendment: Mar 30, 1992Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Apr 01, 1992Last History Type: TabledScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Rose ReeseType of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 636 House Apr 01, 1992 Tabled 636 Senate Mar 30, 1992 House amendments amended, returned to House 636 Senate Mar 30, 1992 Reconsidered vote whereby non-concurred in House amendments 636 House Mar 26, 1992 Recalled from Senate 636 Senate Mar 24, 1992 Non-concurrence in House amendment 636 House Mar 19, 1992 Read third time, returned with amendment 636 House Mar 18, 1992 Amended, read second time 636 House Mar 05, 1992 Debate Adjourned until Tuesday, March 17, 1992 636 House Feb 27, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 20 with amendment 636 House Apr 30, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 20 referred to Committee 636 Senate Apr 26, 1991 Read third time, sent to House 636 Senate Apr 25, 1991 Unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, April 26 636 Senate Apr 25, 1991 Amended, read second time 636 Senate Apr 23, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 13 with amendment 636 Senate Feb 12, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 13 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
HOUSE AMENDMENTS AMENDED
March 30, 1992
S. Printed 3/30/92--S.
Read the first time February 12, 1991.
TO CREATE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AWARD TO BE PRESENTED ANNUALLY TO A PERSON EXEMPLIFYING EXTRAORDINARY DEDICATION TO THE CONSERVATION AND PRESENTATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT OF SOUTH CAROLINA BY A COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, THE STATE COMMISSION OF FORESTRY, WATER RESOURCES COMMISSION, AND THE WILDLIFE AND MARINE RESOURCES COMMISSION.
Amend Title To Conform
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly recognize the urgency of continuing conservation and preservation of the environment; and
Whereas, in their ongoing desire to perpetuate the concerns and actions of citizens in these matters, the members find it appropriate to recognize persons who have shown extraordinary dedication to the conservation and preservation of the environment of this State. Now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Title 48 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 48-55-10. (A) The South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award must be presented annually by a committee of two members appointed from each of the following:
(1) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control by its commissioner;
(2) State Commission of Forestry by its chairman;
(3) South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium by its executive director;
(4) South Carolina Water Resources Commission by its chairman;
(5) South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Commission by its chairman; and
(6) State Land Resources Conservation Commission by its chairman.
(B) The committee shall elect from its members a chairman and a secretary. The department or each commission shall provide for the expenses of its members, except collective expenses must be shared by the department and the commissions. Members are not eligible for mileage or per diem.
Section 48-55-20. The committee shall establish procedures for:
(1) conducting and scheduling its meetings;
(2) receiving nominations for the award;
(3) selecting the recipient of the award.
Section 48-55-30. Presentation of the award and all related announcements must be made annually the first week in February. It must recognize outstanding contributions made toward the conservation of South Carolina's environment for the previous year. The recipient shall:
(1) exemplify extraordinary dedication to preserving and protecting the environment and natural resources of South Carolina through statewide efforts or efforts in his community or neighborhood;
(2) possess upstanding moral character;
(3) meet other reasonable criteria considered appropriate by the committee."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.