South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 690

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Campsen
Document Path: l:\s-res\gec\030topo.kmm.gec.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 4210

Introduced in the Senate on March 21, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Summary: Geological Survey Unit of DNR

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/21/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
   3/21/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural 
                        Resources (Senate Journal-page 4)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

3/21/2019

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 48-22-40 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO CONDUCT TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING USING LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING (LiDAR) DATA COLLECTIONS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY STANDARDS, TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FLOOD MITIGATION PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' WEBSITE.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 48-22-40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately numbered new item to read:

"(    )    shall conduct topographic mapping using light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data collections at least every five years and share this information with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Flood Mitigation Program to ensure compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency guidelines and standards for flood risk analysis and mapping activities under the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning Program. The unit is authorized to work with local, state, and federal governmental entities in South Carolina to complete the topographic mapping and must work with the Flood Mitigation Program to publish the results to the public on the Department of Natural Resources' website and share with the appropriate governmental agencies and private industry;"

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

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