Bills Assigned to Keyword - Environment (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3026 Defines offshore wind research and development activities04.23.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate ont his bill.04.21.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines offshore wind research and development activities as initiatives undertaken by an electrical utility for the long term advancement of the economic development and clean energy benefits.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Environment Utilities
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H 3351 Requires DHEC to develop an inspection plan for ponds and streams03.18.2015 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources  and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs II subcommittee did not take action on this bill. The sponsor withdrew the bill from consideration.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires SC DHEC to develop and implement an inspection plan to ensure that every pond, stream and similar body of water is maintained in compliance with all federal, state and local laws.
Sponsor: Mia McLeod House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/20/2015
Keywords: Environment
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H 4984 Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state lawSummary of the bill as introduced: Amends the state constitution to allow local governments to enact ordinances more protective of the environment than state law.
Sponsor: Joseph Neal House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/25/2016
Keywords: Environment Week of 02.22.2016
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S 0166 Defines offshore wind research and development activitiesSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines offshore wind research and development activities as initiatives undertaken by an electrical utility for the long term advancement of the economic development and clean energy benefits.
Sponsor: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Turner Status Date: 4/17/2015
Keywords: Electric Environment
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S 0668 South Carolina Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Act04.14.2016 The Senate, Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes cities from being able to administer the program and requires disclosure of liens to buyers.04.06.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows governing bodies to establish a district by ordinance for the purpose of promoting, encouraging and facilitating clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Read second time Status Date: 4/27/2016
Keywords: Environment Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.11.2016
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