Current Status Bill Number:
4777Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980310Primary Sponsor: BarfieldAll Sponsors: Barfield and WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: egm\18691djc.98Residing Body: HouseDate Tabled: 19980414Current Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Com 20 HANRSubject: Horry County, no wake zone on Waccamaw River; Natural Resources Department, Watercraft
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980414 Tabled in Committee 20 HANR House 19980310 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO WATERCRAFT EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION, BY ADDING SECTION 50-21-136 SO AS TO ESTABLISH A NO WAKE ZONE ON THE WACCAMAW RIVER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 21, Title 50, of the 1976 Code, is amended by adding:
"Section 50-21-136. There is established a no wake zone to begin at a point twenty-five yards north of the Highway 501 Bridge across the Waccamaw River in Horry County and extending to a point one hundred yards below the south side of the bridge. These boundaries must be clearly marked with signs. The signs must be designed and installed as specified by the department."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.