South Carolina - H4307 - 2017

To amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 48-43-400 so as to prohibit the approval of infrastructure used to facilitate the transportation of offshore oil into the land and waters of this state by the state of South Carolina, a state agency, or a political subdivision of this state.

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Added On: 05-19-2017
Updated On: 07-18-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Beth E. Bernstein (House/Democratic), Robert L. Brown (House/Democratic), William Scott Cogswell, Jr. (House/Republican), William E. Crosby (House/Republican), Wendell G. Gilliard (House/Democratic), William G. Herbkersman (House/Republican), David J. Mack III (House/Democratic), Wm. Weston J. Newton (House/Republican), F. Michael Sottile (House/Republican), Leonidas E. Stavrinakis (House/Democratic)

Actions (3)

  • 05-10-2017 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby
  • 05-10-2017 - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs
  • 05-10-2017 - Introduced and read first time

News (2)

Bill aims to ban SC drilling as gov't begins seismic surveys in Atlantic - ABC NEWS 4
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Thu, 11 May 2017 10:32:44 GMT

Hoping to keep one area blocked, State Representative Leon Stavrinakis filed H. 4307 that would ban offshore drilling for oil and gas in South Carolina. “We need to protect our beaches from the risk of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic ...

Two SC lawmakers disagree over offshore drilling: one wants to block it, the other wants voters to decide - Charleston Post Courier
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Wed, 10 May 2017 22:23:13 GMT

Leon Stavrinakis, D-Charleston, on Wednesday introduced H. 4307, which would ban offshore drilling for oil in South Carolina. The bill also would block the state and local governments from using any of the assets needed to transport offshore oil into ...