Legislation Assigned to the Senate ANR Committee (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3218 Makes changes to the Dam and Reservoirs Safety Act01.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prohibits DHEC from requiring changes to dams from reclassification unless potential failure poses a threat of loss of life. 01.17.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee failed to report this bill out of subcommittee. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires dam owners to report annually to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control with current contact information and a completed owner checklist with a current emergency action plan that includes downstream residents and business owners.
Sponsor: James Lucas House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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H 3340 Requires dam owners to report failures and repairs to the SC DOT and SC DHEC01.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.01.24.2017The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report with an amendment. The amendment allows DOT to proceed with road repair if it does not receive a response from the dam owners. 01.17.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires dam owners to report a failed dam that has a state highway system running across the top to the SC DOT and SC DHEC with notification if the dam owner plans to repair the dam and the anticipated date the repairs will be finished.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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H 3929 Changes certain exceptions to local ordinances related to certain agricultural animal facilities 04.27.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.25.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment changed the appeal radius from two miles to one mile.04.18.2017 The House Agriculture, Natural Resource and Environmental Affairs Agriculture subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Considers agricultural operations compliant with local laws and ordinances if the operation or facility is compliant with state law or regulations.
Sponsor: Davey Hiott House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 5/11/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 04.17.2017 Week of 04.24.2017
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S 0003 Provisions for Cost of Animal Care Act of 201705.02.2017 The House Judiciary Committee recommitted this bill to the House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee. 04.27.2017 The House Judiciary Constitutional Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.03.23.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows for a request of a trial at the discretion of the court. It also ensures the accused pays for the care up to the trial.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows the custodian of an animal taken into custody because of civil  or criminal violations by its owner to petition the court for expenses related to caring for the animal. 
Sponsor: Luke Rankin House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/4/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 03.20.2017 Week of 04.24.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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S 0004 Directs SC DHEC to establish a revolving fund to provide grants to dam ownersSummary of the bill as introduced: Directs SC DHEC to establish a revolving fund to operate a financial assistance program to provide grants to dam owners to conduct engineering and safety studies on the dams.
Sponsor: John Scott House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate
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S 0005 Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over 02.23.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.01.18.2017 The Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires S.C. DHEC to inspect all dams that a state highway crosses over.
Sponsor: Katrina Shealy House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: General Governance Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.20.2017
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S 0006 Expands the penalties for injuring or killing a police dog or horse01.26.2017 THe Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.19.2017 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Animal Welfare Select subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Expands the penalties for torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling, poisoning or killing a police dog or horse to include a $10,000 fine, up to 10 years in prison, restitution to cover the cost of restoring or replacing the dog or horse and up to 500 hours of community service.
Sponsor: Kevin Bryant House Com: Judy Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: Police Senate Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017
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S 0017 Removes a portion of Dorchester County from the definition of the term coastal zoneSummary of the bill as introduced: Removes a portion of Dorchester County from the definition of the term coastal zone.
Sponsor: Sean Bennett House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Planning/Zoning Senate
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S 0024 Surface Water Stewardship ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires surface water withdrawers to obtain a surface water withdrawal permit rather than registering withdrawals.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2017
Keywords: Senate Water
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