Bills Assigned to Keyword - Environment (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3416 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to enact the environmental bill of rightsSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to enact the environmental bill of rights that would 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 state government.
Sponsor: Joseph Neal House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Norrell, Clary, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, Funderburk, Dillard, Robinson-Simpson, Kirby, Alexander, Weeks, Douglas, Ott, King, Hayes, Atkinson, Parks, Williams, Jefferson, Ridgeway, Henegan, J.E.Smith, Hart, Ballentine, M Status Date: 4/18/2017
Keywords: Environment Week of 01.09.2017
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H 4307 Prohibits offshore drillingSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the approval of infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of this state by the state, a state agency or a political subdivision.
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby Status Date: 5/10/2017
Keywords: Environment Week of 05.08.2017
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H 4334 Encourages the approval of infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters by the stateSummary of the bill as introduced: Encourages the approval of infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters by the state, a state agency or a political subdivision.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: V.S.Moss Status Date: 6/6/2017
Keywords: Environment Week of 05.08.2017
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S 0261 S.C. Commercial-Property Assessed Clean Energy Act (C-PACE)05.10.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Executive subcommittee carried this over.03.09.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.23.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee carried this over.02.15.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes all language that would allow bonds.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a governing body to establish a district by ordinance to promote, encourage and facilitate clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/30/2017
Keywords: Environment Utilities Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 05.08.2017
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S 0298 Clarifies that local governments can not file a petition against a person who is in violation of the Pollution Control ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that local governments can not file a petition against a person who is in violation of the Pollution Control Act.
Sponsor: Paul Campbell House Com: Senate Com: MA
Status: Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs Status Date: 1/24/2017
Keywords: Environment Week of 01.23.2017
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
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