Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3748Ratification Number: 49Act Number: 32Primary Sponsor: WilkinsType of Legislation: GBSubject: Conservation easementsCompanion Bill Number: 550Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930401Computer Document Number: NO5/7021BD.93Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19930423Introduced Date: 19930318Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19930423Last History Type: Act No. 32Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Wilkins CatoType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 3748 ------ 19930423 Act No. 32 3748 ------ 19930423 Signed by Governor 3748 ------ 19930420 Ratified R 49 3748 Senate 19930401 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 3748 Senate 19930331 Read second time, notice of general amendments 3748 Senate 19930325 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without reference 3748 House 19930324 Read third time, sent to Senate 3748 House 19930323 Read second time 3748 House 19930318 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A32, R49, H3748)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 27-8-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CREATION, DURATION, EFFECT, AND CONVEYANCE OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSAL BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY TO CONVEY AN EASEMENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Additional public hearing requirements on a governmental body proposal to convey an easement
SECTION 1. Section 27-8-30(E)(3) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 92 of 1991, is amended to read:
"(3) A governmental body proposing to convey an easement shall submit a proposal to the Advisory Board of the Heritage Trust Program, and the advisory board shall conduct a public hearing on the proposal within sixty days of receiving the proposal. The public hearing may be conducted by the advisory board by one or more members of the board or one or more members of the staff of the Heritage Trust Program as designated by the chairperson of the board. The persons conducting the hearing promptly shall submit to each member of the advisory board a written summary of the testimony, public comment, and other information presented at the hearing. Within thirty days after the hearing the advisory board shall approve or disapprove the proposal based on the testimony, public comment, and other information. The approval or disapproval by the advisory board may be indicated at a meeting of the board or by written ballot of the individual members. If the proposal is approved, the governmental body shall conduct a public hearing not less than thirty nor more than sixty days after the approval, at which the easement must be explained and public comment received."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor and applies to hearings by the Advisory Board of the Heritage Trust Program held after March 1, 1993.
Approved the 23rd day of April, 1993.