South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 89

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senators Campsen, McElveen and Senn
Document Path: l:\s-res\gec\022offs.kmm.gec.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Summary: Infrastructure use

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/12/2018  Senate  Prefiled
  12/12/2018  Senate  Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural 
                        Resources
    1/8/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 81)
    1/8/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural 
                        Resources (Senate Journal-page 81)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/12/2018

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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 INFRASTRUCTURE USED TO FACILITATE THE TRANSPORTATION OF OFFSHORE OIL 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 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 or permit application to construct or otherwise use infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of this State. This infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, a pipeline and a facility designed to store oil but does not include new roads."

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

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