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Sponsors: Senator Johnson
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2015
Adopted by the Senate on March 10, 2015
Summary: Boating safety
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/13/2015 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 188) 1/13/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 188) 3/5/2015 Senate Committee report: Favorable Fish, Game and Forestry (Senate Journal-page 22) 3/6/2015 Scrivener's error corrected 3/10/2015 Senate Adopted (Senate Journal-page 28)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 5, 2015
S. Printed 3/5/15--S. [SEC 3/6/15 11:13 AM]
Read the first time January 13, 2015.
To whom was referred a Senate Resolution (S. 334) to request that the Department of Natural Resources conduct a statewide study of boating safety issues and make recommendations to the General Assembly to improve, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
GEORGE E. CAMPSEN III for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CONDUCT A STATEWIDE STUDY OF BOATING SAFETY ISSUES AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO IMPROVE BOATING SAFETY ON THE WATERS OF THE STATE.
Whereas, the Senate of the State of South Carolina recognizes the recreational, social, and economic benefits of the natural resources and the recreational boating opportunities they provide for the citizens of the State, and is grateful for the work and diligence of the Department of Natural Resources in managing boating opportunities for the enjoyment of the citizens of this State; and
Whereas, the Senate appreciates the exceptional work of the department's law enforcement and educational efforts involved in boating safety; and
Whereas, in response to several recent tragic boating incidents involving the deaths of individuals there is a heightened awareness and concern for safety on our state waterways related to recreational boating. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the Senate of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, request that the Department of Natural Resources conduct public hearings and gather public input regarding boating safety concerns and to use any and all information gathered to make recommendations to the Senate to improve recreational boating safety for the citizens of this State.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Natural Resources.
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