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3425Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20010201Primary Sponsor: KnottsAll Sponsors: Knotts, Rhoad, Whatley, J. YoungDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11209ac01.docResiding Body: SenateDate of Last Amendment: 20020523Subject: Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986, Health and Environmental Control to adoptHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020528 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20020523 Amended, read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20020522 Committee report: Favorable 13 SMA Senate 20010307 Introduced, read first time, 13 SMA referred to Committee House 20010307 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20010306 Amended, read second time House 20010228 Committee report: Favorable with 25 HJ amendment House 20010214 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. J. Young House 20010201 Introduced, read first time, 25 HJ referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on February 28, 2001 - Word format Revised on March 6, 2001 - Word format Revised on May 22, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 23, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 28, 2002 - Word format
May 23, 2002
S. Printed 5/23/02--S. [SEC 5/28/02 2:13 PM]
Read the first time March 7, 2001.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-56-202 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO IMPLEMENT AND ENFORCE THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 1986, TO ADOPT THIS FEDERAL LAW AS THE LAW OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXCEPTION.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-56-200 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 258 of 2000, is further amended by adding at the end:
"(C) The provisions of Section 311 (42 USC 11021), as contained in the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 (Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Public Law 99-499, October 17, 1986, as amended by Public Law 102-380, October 6, 1992), are incorporated by reference as the law of this State, except that for purposes of South Carolina law, the following is added at the end of Section 311:
'(3) An owner operator of a facility receiving hazardous chemicals under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, and regulations promulgated under that act, for which no previous material safety data sheets have been reported, as otherwise required under this act, shall provide material safety data sheets within three business days after receiving these hazardous chemicals on site. The material safety data sheets may be sent by personal delivery, by mail, by electronic mail, or by fax. For purposes of this section, material safety data sheets sent by mail are considered received as of the postmark date.' "
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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