Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 34, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, page 410, by striking paragraph 34.30 and inserting:
/ 34.30. (DHEC: Beach Renourishment and Monitoring and Coastal Access Improvement)
Beach renourishment activities are suspended for the current fiscal year. Funds From the funds allocated or carried forward for beach renourishment, $500,000 may be spent for coastal access improvement and shall be spent in accordance with all required state and federal permits and certifications for the purpose of constructing outfalls for stormwater emanating from jurisdictions where maintenance of near shore water quality is critical to tourism. If state funds are made available 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 for beach renourishment projects that are certified by the department as excess may be spent for coastal access improvement. /
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