View Amendment Current Amendment: 79 to Bill 3710 Reps. MCCOY, STAVRINAKIS and HARRELL propose the following Amendment No. 79 to H.3710 as introduced by Ways & Means
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EXPLANATION: delete suspension of beach renourishment activities for the current fiscal year.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 34, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, page 393, paragraph 34.30, lines 32-36, and page 394, lines 1-3 by striking the paragraph in its entirety and by inserting:
/ 34.30.      (DHEC: Beach Renourishment and Monitoring and Coastal Access Improvement) Beach renourishment activities are suspended for the current fiscal year. Funds $1,000,000 of funds allocated or carried forward for beach renourishment may be spent for coastal access improvement and shall be spent in accordance with all required state and federal permits and certifications to benefit an area in which the erosion of the beaches located in state jurisdiction is attributed to a federally authorized navigation project as documented by the findings of a Section 111 Study conducted under the authority of the federal Rivers and Harbors Act of 1968, as amended by the federal Water Resources Development Act of 1986, and approved by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. If state funds are made available or carried forward from any general revenue, capital, surplus or bond funding appropriated to the department for beach renourishment and maintenance, the department shall be able to expend not more than $100,000 of these funds annually to support annual beach profile monitoring coast wide to enable the department to determine erosion rates and to identify priority areas needing renourishment and maintenance to mitigate erosion and storm damage potential. Appropriations Additional funds made available or carried forward for beach renourishment projects that are certified by the department as excess may be spent for coastal access improvement beach renourishment and departmental activities that advance the policy goals contained in the State Beachfront Management Plan, R.30-21./

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