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TO AMEND SECTION 47-22-60(C) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LOCATION AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLES USED TO TRANSFER RAW MATERIALS, TO PROVIDE THAT VEHICLES MUST BE COMPLETELY COVERED FOR BIOSECURITY PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 47-22-60(C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(C) Vehicles used to transport raw materials must:
(1) be so constructed and maintained as to prevent any dripping, seeping, discharge, or escape of raw material from the truck;
, and have body sides of such height that no portion of the raw material transported therein is subject to spillage under normal circumstances; provided, on a case-by-case basis, the director may require the complete covering of a load and be equipped so that loads of raw material are completely covered for biosecurity purposes .;
(2) after unloading, be cleaned with hot water and a suitable cleansing agent to prevent a buildup of grease, solids, or other raw material residue, and no vehicle used to transport raw material may be taken out or operated on a public road or highway without first being thoroughly cleaned
(3) be licensed by the division as suitable for the purpose of transporting raw material."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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