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S*0465 (Rat #0049, Act #0030 of 2017) General Bill, By Campsen
Summary: Shellfish
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-15, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CERTAIN TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS PERTAINING TO SALTWATERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR THE TERMS "SHELLFISH MARICULTURE" AND "SHELLFISH SEED"; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-360, RELATING TO WHOLESALE SEAFOOD DEALERS, PEELER CRAB, AND MOLLUSCAN SHELLFISH LICENSES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A WHOLESALE SEAFOOD DEALER LICENSE WHO RECEIVES MOLLUSCAN SHELLFISH MUST COMPLETE ANY REQUIRED DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TRAINING; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-945, RELATING TO A SHELLFISH MARICULTURE PERMITTEE ACQUIRING A PERMIT TO TAKE SHELLFISH FOR REPLANTING FROM STATE BOTTOMS DESIGNATED FOR THAT PURPOSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS TO SHELLFISH MARICULTURE PERMITTEES TO HARVEST WILD SHELLFISH SEED FOR USE IN MARICULTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-965, RELATING TO THE TAKING OF SHELLFISH FROM BOTTOMS OR WATERS DESIGNATED FOR COMMERCIAL HARVEST, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY PLACE CERTAIN CONDITIONS UPON HARVEST PERMITS FOR THESE AREAS; BY ADDING SECTION 50-5-997 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF OUT-OF-SEASON HARVEST PERMITS TO SHELLFISH MARICULTURE PERMITTEES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-1005, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SHELLFISH IMPORTATION PERMITS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE PLACING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED SHELLFISH IN THE WATERS IN THIS STATE EXCEPT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF A PERMIT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS TO PERSONS WHO POSSESS, PRODUCE, PURCHASE, OR SELL GENETICALLY MODIFIED SHELLFISH, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS WITH CONDITIONS RELATING TO TESTING, TREATMENT OF EFFLUENT, AND BIOSECURITY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-2500, RELATING TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF POINT VALUES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES UPON PERSONS WHO VIOLATE PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE MARINE RESOURCES ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO VIOLATIONS RELATED TO HARVESTING AND HANDLING OF SHELLFISH. - ratified title
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02/23/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
02/23/17Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/02/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 14)
03/07/17 Scrivener's error corrected
03/08/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 37)
03/08/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 37)
03/08/17Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 37)
03/09/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 22)
03/09/17 Scrivener's error corrected
03/13/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 19)
03/13/17House Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 19)
04/27/17House Committee report: Favorable Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 3)
04/28/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/03/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 16)
05/03/17House Roll call Yeas-93 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 17)
05/04/17House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 15)
05/04/17House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 16)
05/09/17 Ratified R 49
05/11/17 Signed By Governor
05/17/17 Effective date 05/10/17
05/18/17 Act No. 30



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