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3912Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990413Primary Sponsor: GilhamAll Sponsors: Gilham, Lloyd and RodgersDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\dka\3416dc99.docCompanion Bill Number: 491Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Fish, Game and Forestry Committee 07 SFGFSubject: Beaufort County, no wake zone on certain areas on Hilton Head Island, directional reference, Natural ResourcesHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19990427 Introduced, read first time, 07 SFGF referred to Committee House 19990423 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19990422 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on Friday, 19990423 House 19990421 Recalled from Committee 20 HANR House 19990413 Introduced, read first time, 20 HANR referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 21, 1999 - Word format
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April 21, 1999
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TO AMEND SECTION 50-21-136, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO NO WAKE ZONES ON CERTAIN CREEKS AND COVES ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND AND ON THE NEW RIVER IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, SO AS TO CORRECT A DIRECTIONAL REFERENCE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 50-21-136(A) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 361 of 1998, is amended to read:
"(A) There are established no wake zones on the following creeks and coves on Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County:
Broad Creek, to begin at the end of the existing no wake zone at Palmetto Bay Marina, running upstream in an easterly direction to the Cross Island Parkway Bridge, including all waters to the high tide line; to begin 50 feet downstream of the Broad Creek Marina, running in a northwest to southeast direction to the low tide lines that bound its channel, to 50 feet upstream of Nautical Day Marker Number 10, running in a southwest to northeast direction to 550 feet
west east of a dock located at 63 River Club Drive (Lot 3) to the low tide lines that bound its channel; to begin 50 feet downstream of the Long Cove docks, running in a north to south direction to the low tide lines that bound its channel, to 50 feet upstream of the Long Cove docks, running in a north to south direction to the low tide lines that bound its channel; and to begin at Nautical Day Marker Number 19, running upstream in a northeasterly direction to the headwaters of Broad Creek, including all waters to the high tide line.
Old House Creek;
Bear Creek (also known as Park Creek);
Calibogue Creek (also known as Baynard Cove);
Fish Haul Creek (also known as Coggin Creek);
Point Comfort Creek;
Skull Creek between Nautical Day Marker Number 13 and Nautical Day Marker Number 14.
is also is established a no wake zone between one hundred yards north of Nautical Day Marker Number 40 and Nautical Day Marker Number 41 on the New River in Beaufort County.
The no wake zone boundaries must be marked clearly 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.
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