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4589Ratification Number: 305Act Number: 248Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020129Primary Sponsor: RodgersAll Sponsors: Rodgers, Battle, Gilham and MillerDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5047dw02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020501Date of Last Amendment: 20020423Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 20020515Subject: Critical areas (coastal waters, beaches, dunes), application fee increased for permit to alterHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020603 Act No. A248 ------ 20020515 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 20020508 Ratified R305 House 20020501 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020424 Read third time, returned to House with amendment Senate 20020423 Read second time Senate 20020423 Committee amendment adopted ------ 20020419 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020418 Committee report: Favorable with 07 SFGF amendment Senate 20020410 Committed to Committee 07 SFGF Senate 20020410 Recalled from Committee 01 SANR Senate 20020409 Introduced, read first time, 01 SANR referred to Committee House 20020405 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020404 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020403 Committee report: Favorable 30 HWM House 20020129 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 3, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 18, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 19, 2002 - Word format Revised on April 23, 2002 - Word format
(A248, R305, H4589)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 48-39-145, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION FEE FOR A PERMIT TO ALTER A CRITICAL AREA AS DEFINED IN SECTION 48-39-10 WHICH INCLUDES COASTAL WATERS, TIDELANDS, BEACHES, AND A BEACH DUNE SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE AND AUTHORIZE ITS REDUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO RAISE OR LOWER THE FEE AFTER COMPLYING WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Fee increased, provisions for adjusting
SECTION 1. Section 48-39-145(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 497 of 1994, is further amended to read:
"(A) The department may charge an administrative fee upon application for a permit for alteration of a critical area as defined in Section 48-39-10. Applications for permits which are noncommercial/nonindustrial in nature and provide personal benefits that have no connection with a commercial/industrial enterprise must pay an administrative fee of two hundred fifty dollars, unless the application is for a dock one hundred feet or less in length, in which case the fee must be one hundred and fifty dollars. Applications for amendments or modifications of permits that must be placed on public notice must be charged an administrative fee of one hundred dollars. The department may raise or lower the fee by regulation after complying with the requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act. A reasonable fee, determined by the department, must be charged for permit applications when the planned or ultimate purpose of the activity is commercial or industrial in nature."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2002.
Became law without the signature of the Governor -- 5/15/02.
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