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Senate Bill 927: Shoreline Bill Carried Over in Subcommittee

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wednesday, January 31: S. 927 was voted to carry over to the next Subcommittee meeting. We await the date of this meeting. After hearing public testimony, subcommittee members agreed that S. 927 will require necessary amendments before the bill will be passed out to the Senate floor. We hope to see significant improvements that will maintain a non-seaward baseline for SC taxpayers and provide clarity for the many tasks DHEC would have to undertake. Ultimately, we…

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House Bill 4683: Shoreline Bill Headed to the House Floor

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15: After passing out of Subcommittee on Tuesday, the Full Committee significantly amended the bill to clarify and improve several sections. The bill will now move to the House floor. Most importantly, the bill no longer seeks to undo the non-seaward baseline we fought so hard for in 2016. The 2012 baseline will stay in place and can never move more seaward — representing not only good beachfront management, but smart fiscal policy…

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House Bill 3529: Plastic Bag Ban Ban Bill Headed to Senate Subcommittee

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15: The bill will head to a subcommittee of the Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry committee next. Email your Senator and the subcommittee: https://coastal.bsd.net/page/speakout/home-rule-in-senate Thursday, February 8: More press coverage The State: No more plastic bag bans for SC: House says towns, cities cannot ban grocery bags WMBF: SC House votes to put an end to plastic bag bans Wednesday, February 7: In a 73-41 vote, House Bill 3529 passed out of…

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