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House Bill 4683: Newly Amended Shoreline Bill Headed to Senate Floor

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19: The bill, upholding a baseline that will never move more seaward, was passed out of the Senate and sent back to the House for concurrence. Thursday, March 29:  The bill was discussed, amended, and passed out of the full Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. The non-seaward provision was re-inserted. This represents thoughtful consideration by committee members to uphold important beachfront and fiscal policy. The committee amended the bill so that major impacts…

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House Bill 3529: Ban on Plastic Bag Bans Headed to Senate Floor

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12: H. 3529 was passed out of Senate Committee and will now hit the Senate floor. This is the FINAL stop before becoming potential law. Now, more than ever, we need your support to stop this bad bill. Please thank Senators Senn, Davis, Sabb, Johnson and Setzler for standing up for home rule and the rights of your local community, despite the bill’s passage. Tuesday, April 10: H. 3529…

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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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