South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4811

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Bailey, Hewitt, Hardee, Clemmons, Forrest, Hixon and Ligon
Document Path: l:\council\bills\jn\3115cz20.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 369, 3700, 4945

Introduced in the House on January 14, 2020
Introduced in the Senate on January 23, 2020
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Summary: Erosion control structures or devices

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/11/2019  House   Prefiled
  12/11/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs
   1/14/2020  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 114)
   1/14/2020  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 114)
   1/15/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrest
   1/16/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon
   1/16/2020  House   Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural 
                        Resources and Environmental Affairs 
                        (House Journal-page 392)
   1/21/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ligon
   1/21/2020  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 53)
   1/21/2020  House   Roll call Yeas-110  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 53)
   1/22/2020  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 12)
   1/23/2020  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
   1/23/2020  Senate  Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural 
                        Resources (Senate Journal-page 11)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/11/2019
1/16/2020

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COMMITTEE REPORT

January 16, 2020

H. 4811

Introduced by Reps. Bailey, Hewitt, Hardee, Clemmons, Forrest and Hixon

S. Printed 1/16/20--H.

Read the first time January 14, 2020.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL

RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4811) to amend Section 48-39-290, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the prohibition on erosion control structures or devices seaward of the setback line, 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 48-39-290, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION ON EROSION CONTROL STRUCTURES OR DEVICES SEAWARD OF THE SETBACK LINE, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SHORELINE PERPENDICULAR WINGWALLS THAT EXTEND LANDWARD FROM THE ENDS OF EXISTING EROSION CONTROL STRUCTURES OR DEVICES.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 48-39-290(B)(2)(a) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(a)    No new erosion control structures or devices are allowed seaward of the setback line except:

(i)        structures or devices to protect a public highway which that existed on the effective date of this act June 25, 1990; and

(ii)    shoreline perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward at a ninety degree angle from the ends of existing erosion control structures or devices that are consistent in height and composition with the existing erosion control structures to which they are attached subject to any special conditions imposed by the department."

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

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