South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3087

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. McCoy, Stavrinakis, W. Newton, Rose, W. Cox, Norrell, Cobb-Hunter, Sottile, Clary, Hewitt, Ott, Kirby, Brown, Pendarvis, Erickson, Bradley, R. Williams, Mace, Bennett, Cogswell, Bailey, Hardee, Bernstein, Thigpen, Caskey, Herbkersman, Dillard and Moore
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Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs

Summary: Offshore oil

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 80)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 80)
   1/15/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sottile, Clary, 
                        Hewitt, Ott
   1/16/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby, Brown, 
                        Pendarvis, Erickson, Bradley, R.Williams
   1/22/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Mace
   1/23/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bennett
   1/24/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell
   1/31/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bailey, Hardee, 
                        Bernstein, Thigpen, Caskey
    2/5/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Herbkersman
   2/12/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Dillard
    3/5/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Moore

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-43-400 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE APPROVAL OF AN ACTION TO FACILITATE ATLANTIC OCEAN MARINE SEISMIC TESTING TO LOCATE RESERVES OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS OR THE TRANSPORTATION OF OFFSHORE OIL AND NATURAL GAS INTO THE LAND AND WATERS OF THIS STATE BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, A STATE AGENCY, OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 2, Chapter 43, Title 48 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 48-43-400.    Notwithstanding another provision of law, the State of South Carolina, a state agency, or a political subdivision of this State may not approve a plan, license, application, or permit of any kind to construct or use property or infrastructure of any kind to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing or the transportation or storage of Atlantic Ocean offshore oil or gas onto the land or waters of this State. Infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, a pipeline, a tank, or any facility used in conjunction with Atlantic Ocean Marine Seismic testing, or the transportation or storage of Atlantic Ocean offshore oil or gas but does not include new roads, transit or rail, or improvements to existing roads, transit or rail."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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