South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4021

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Clary, W. Newton, R. Williams and Funderburk
Document Path: l:\council\bills\bh\7084cz19.docx

Introduced in the House on February 19, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on April 10, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate

Summary: Swimming prohibition and use of cabins in state parks

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   2/19/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 42)
   2/19/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 42)
   3/27/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 42)
    4/9/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 42)
    4/9/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-104  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 42)
   4/10/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 10)
   4/10/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 21)
   4/10/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 21)
    5/1/2019  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 12)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

2/19/2019
3/27/2019
5/1/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

May 1, 2019

H. 4021

Introduced by Reps. Clary, W. Newton, R. Williams and Funderburk

S. Printed 5/1/19--S.

Read the first time April 10, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON FISH, GAME AND FORESTRY

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4021) to amend Section 51-3-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the prohibition of swimming or use of cabins at state parks, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

GEORGE E. CAMPSEN III for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF SWIMMING OR USE OF CABINS AT STATE PARKS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE PROHIBITION; TO AMEND SECTION 51-3-50, RELATING TO THE POWER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM TO OPEN PARKS TO NORMAL PUBLIC USE, SO AS TO REMOVE A LIMITATION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S POWER; TO REPEAL SECTION 51-3-20 RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON THE FACILITIES AT STATE PARKS; TO REPEAL SECTION 51-3-30 RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR USING CABINS OR SWIMMING AT A STATE PARK; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 51-3-40 RELATING TO THE LIMITATIONS ON THE OPERATIONS OF CERTAIN STATE PARKS.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 51-3-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 51-3-10. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism may control, supervise, maintain and, wherever practicable, improve all parks belonging to the State, for general recreational, educational and forestry purposes, provided, however, that swimming and rental or use of park cabins shall not be allowed."

SECTION    2.    Section 51-3-50 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"Section 51-3-50. Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 51-3-10 through 51-3-40, the The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism shall open any State state park to public use for such normal recreational, educational, and forestry purposes and uses, and for such hours of operation as it shall deem advisable."

SECTION    3.    Sections 51-3-20, 51-3-30, and 51-3-40 of the 1976 Code are repealed.

SECTION    4.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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