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H 3087 - Prohibits the approval of Atlantic Ocean seismic testing to locate reserves of oil and gas

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Peter McCoy
Last Action: 3/5/2020 - House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: V.S.Moss
House Committee: ANREA
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.30.2019 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.

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