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House Bill 3529: The Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bans is Dead

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Wednesday, May 9: Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey confirms that lawmakers will not consider H. 3529 before the end of legislative session (Thursday, May 10), essentially killing the legislation. 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,

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House Bill 4683: The Shoreline Bill Becomes Law

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3: The bill was signed into law by Governor McMaster. 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. The House concurred on April 25 and the bill is heading to the Governor’s desk to be signed. Thursday, March 29:  The bill was discussed, amended, and passed out of the full Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources…

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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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