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H 4984 - Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state law

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Joseph Neal
Last Action: 2/25/2016 - House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state law.

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H 4984 Joint Resolution, By Neal, Henegan, Whipper, Gilliard, Clyburn, Hosey, Mack, McKnight and Norrell
Summary: Environmental Bill of Rights
    A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1895, BY ADDING SECTION 26 TO ARTICLE I SO AS TO ENACT THE ENVIRONMENTAL BILL OF RIGHTS, TO GRANT STANDING TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS STATE TO ENFORCE THEIR RIGHT TO CONSERVE AND PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, AND TO GRANT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS THE POWER TO ENACT LAWS, REGULATIONS, ORDINANCES, AND CHARTER PROVISIONS THAT ARE MORE RESTRICTIVE AND PROTECTIVE OF THE ENVIRONMENT THAN LAWS ADOPTED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT.
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02/25/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 12)
02/25/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 12)



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