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Sponsors: Fish, Game and Forestry Committee
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Introduced in the Senate on May 6, 2008
Introduced in the House on May 13, 2008
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/6/2008 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-4 5/7/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-17 5/8/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-11 5/13/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-13 5/13/2008 House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs HJ-14
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 6, 2008
S. Printed 5/6/08--S.
Read the first time May 6, 2008.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO SHELLFISH, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3160, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, relating to shellfish, designated as Regulation Document Number 3160, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The Department has amended R.61-47 substantially in order to: revise the Regulation to bring it up to date with current National Shellfish Sanitation Program guidance and practices; include a section on severability; update and expand definitions; update certification and permitting procedures; update growing area survey and classification standard references; update requirements for the harvesting, handling and transportation of shellfish; update compliance and inspection procedures; update certified shipper facility and aquaculture requirements; and revise style, language, and grammar for clarity, readability and consistency.
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