Legislation Assigned to the House ANREA Committee (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/26/2020


H 3083 SC Resilience Revolving Fund ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes a fund to provide low interest loans to perform flooded-home buyouts and floodplain restoration.
Sponsor: Heather Crawford House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3087 Prohibits the approval of Atlantic Ocean seismic testing to locate reserves of oil and gas04.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.10.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment ensures that existing oil and gas operations in the state are not affected by this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced:Prohibits the approval by state or local government of Atlantic Ocean seismic testing to locate reserves of oil and gas. This bill also prohibits the approval by state or local government of infrastructure used for the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of South Carolina.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Debate adjourned until Thur., 2-20-20 Status Date: 2/19/2020
Keywords: General Governance House Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3378 Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors01.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.23.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Wildlife subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removed the language of the current bill and replaced it with language that clarifies that a watercraft identified as abandoned by the SC Department of Natural Resources may be removed by the local government or sheriff with jurisdiction at their expense.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a sheriff or local government to enforce law related to the abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell Status Date: 1/24/2019
Keywords: General Governance House Public Safety Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019
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H 3470 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reservesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019
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H 3471 Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would stop seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves04.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.10.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits municipalities from approving ordinances that would  deter, prohibit or impede construction used to facilitate Atlantic Ocean marine seismic testing to locate oil and natural gas reserves, or facilitate the transportation or storage of Atlantic Ocean offshore oil or gas onto the land of this state.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Debate adjourned until Thur., 2-20-20 Status Date: 2/19/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.07.2019 Week of 04.08.2019 Week of 04.29.2019
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H 3700 Allows for shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures03.28.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. 03.14.2019 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee carried this bill over.02.20.2019The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment requires the wingwall to be 90 degrees landward and the same height and composition as the existing wall.01.30.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment defines the wingwall angle and height limitations and allows for future state regulations of wingwalls.01.29.2019 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures.
Sponsor: William Bailey House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: House - Veto sustained Yeas-60 Nays-43 Status Date: 5/20/2019
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.21.2019 Week of 01.28.2019 Week of 02.18.2019 Week of 03.11.2019 Week of 03.25.2019
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H 4751 Authorizes the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control to notify the county when the owner of a dam cannot be locatedSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control to notify the county when the owner of a dam cannot be located.
Sponsor: Patricia Henegan House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ott Status Date: 1/15/2020
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 4811 Allows for the placement of shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward01.30.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2020 The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.01.15.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the placement of shoreline-perpendicular wingwalls that extend landward from the ends of existing erosion control structures or devices.
Sponsor: William Bailey House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Committee report: Favorable Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/4/2020
Keywords: Environment House Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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H 4945 Allows for certain erosion control structures to have the damage assessment based on a single distinct continuous seawall01.29.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.29.2020 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs I subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for certain erosion control structures to have the damage assessment based on a single distinct continuous seawall or bulkhead rather than on a lot-by-lot basis.
Sponsor: William Hewitt House Com: ANREA Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 2/4/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.13.2020 Week of 01.27.2020
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H 4952 Requries the owner of a dam to provide notification to certain state agenciesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the owner of a dam that failed on or after October 1, 2015, and the dam has a public road or highway running across the top of it, to provide written notification to SC DOT and SC DHEC indicating whether the owner plans to repair the dam.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/16/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.13.2020
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H 5012 Prohibits a city or county from approving a plan, permit or license application that relates to offshore crude oil or gas explorationSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a city or county from approving a plan, permit or license application that relates to offshore crude oil or gas exploration.
Sponsor: Weston Newton House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/23/2020
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.20.2020
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H 5125 Enacts the South Carolina Thirty By Thirty Conservation Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the goal of protecting 30% of the state's lands and waters by 2030.
Sponsor: William Cogswell House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: B.Cox Status Date: 2/13/2020
Keywords: Environment Week of 02.10.2020
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