Staff Analysis of the Legislation
05.02.12 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.
03.22.11 The Senate Judiciary committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee and the full committee. The amendment changed the language of the bill so that instead of the exemption procedures being set by regulation, they are instead set by statute.
03.16.11 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment removes accommodations tax funding and replaces it with funding from the Governor's Task Force on Litter.
03.02.11 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires holder of on-premises consumption alcohol permits to recycle each beverage container in accordance with the model recycling program through SC DHEC. This program is to use state accommodations taxes to provide funding for administration and implementation of the program.
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Session 119 - (2011-2012)
S 0461 General Bill, By Cleary, Sheheen, Lourie, Ford, Reese and Scott
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Alcohol permit for consumption on premises
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 61-2-85, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A HOLDER OF A PERMIT THAT ALLOWS ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF BEER, WINE, OR ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS SHALL RECYCLE EACH RECYCLABLE BEVERAGE CONTAINER SOLD ON THE PREMISES IN ACCORDANCE WITH A MODEL RECYCLING PROGRAM DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; TO AMEND SECTION 61-2-90, RELATING TO REQUIRING AN APPROVED RECYCLING PLAN TO BE INCLUDED IN A PERMIT APPLICATION FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-20, RELATING TO THE USE OF ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MODEL RECYCLING PROGRAM.View full text View Vote History