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Sponsors: Senators S. Martin, Bryant, Bright and Grooms
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Introduced in the Senate on April 30, 2013
Last Amended on April 16, 2014
Currently residing in the Senate
Summary: Agenda 21 Protection Act
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/30/2013 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4) 4/30/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 4) 2/19/2014 Senate Polled out of committee Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 14) 2/19/2014 Senate Committee report: Favorable Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 14) 4/16/2014 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 31)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
April 16, 2014
S. Printed 4/16/14--S.
Read the first time April 30, 2013.
TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, TO ENACT THE "AGENDA 21 PROTECTION ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 137 TO PROHIBIT THIS STATE AND ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS FROM ADOPTING AND DEVELOPING ENVIRONMENTAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL POLICIES THAT, WITHOUT DUE PROCESS, WOULD INFRINGE OR RESTRICT THE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 44-137-10. (A) As used in this section, 'political subdivision' means any municipality, city, county, state, public body, public-private partnership, and any other governmental body of this State.
(B) No political subdivision of this State may accept any funds from non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations as defined in Agenda 21, adopted by the United Nations in 1992 at its Conference on Environment and Development, accredited and enlisted by the United Nations to assist in the implementation of its policies relative to Agenda 21 around the world without posting the following on the political subdivision's website for ten days:
(1) a full and detailed list of the funding program, including a designation that the funding program is associated with Agenda 21,
(2) the amount of funds involved,
(3) every mandate or requirement or action that will result from the grant or funding program's implementation,
(4) any and all projected costs to the political subdivision, business, or individual associated with the grant or funding program, and
(5) the stated goals and expected results of the grant or funding program."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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