South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4239

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Hewitt
Document Path: l:\council\bills\jn\3048cz19.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 576

Introduced in the House on March 13, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on April 3, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry

Summary: Trawling restriction areas

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/13/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 26)
   3/13/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 26)
   3/27/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural 
                        Resources and Environmental Affairs 
                        (House Journal-page 26)
    4/2/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 32)
    4/2/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-104  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 32)
    4/3/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 22)
    4/3/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12)
    4/3/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 12)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

3/7/2019
3/27/2019

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COMMITTEE REPORT

March 27, 2019

H. 4239

Introduced by Rep. Hewitt

S. Printed 3/27/19--H.

Read the first time March 13, 2019.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL

RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4239) to amend Section 50-5-715, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to trawling restriction areas within the general trawling zone, so as to provide, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

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

DAVID R. HIOTT for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-715, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TRAWLING RESTRICTION AREAS WITHIN THE GENERAL TRAWLING ZONE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTAIN AREA IS CLOSED TO TRAWLING FROM MAY FIRST THROUGH SEPTEMBER FIFTEENTH AND TO REMOVE LANGUAGE CONCERNING THIS AREA.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 50-5-715(B) and (C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(B)    Those areas described in subsections (A)(1) through (A)(10) (A)(11) are closed to trawling from May 1 through September 15, inclusive.

(C)    That area described in subsection (A)(11) is closed to trawling year round. Reserved."

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

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