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Sponsors: Reps. Lucas, J.M. Neal, Long, Delleney and McLeod
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Introduced in the House on January 19, 2011
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs
Summary: Hazardous and nuclear waste
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/19/2011 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 5) 1/25/2011 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McLeod 1/25/2011 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 2, 2011 (House Journal-page 38) 2/2/2011 House Committed to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 30)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 19, 2011
S. Printed 1/19/11--H.
Read the first time January 19, 2011.
TO PROHIBIT THE RECEIPT, STORAGE, CONSOLIDATION, TREATMENT, PROCESSING, AND DISPOSAL OF LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE, HAZARDOUS WASTE, INFECTIOUS WASTE, AND SOLID WASTE BY THE STATE OR ANY SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE BEGINNING JULY 1, 2011, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS IF THE STATE OR ONE OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS HAS A RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT WITH ANOTHER STATE OR AN OUT-OF-STATE REGION OR ENTITY OR IF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE IS A MEMBER OF A COMPACT THAT AUTHORIZES THE RECEIPT, STORAGE, CONSOLIDATION, TREATMENT, PROCESSING, OR DISPOSAL OF ANY SUCH WASTE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State or any of its political subdivisions may not receive, store, consolidate, treat, process, or dispose of, or any combination of these, low-level radioactive waste, hazardous waste, infectious waste, or solid waste from outside of the State unless the State or a political subdivision of the State has a reciprocal agreement with another state or out-of-state entity or region or is a member of a compact that authorizes any such out-of-state waste to be received, stored, consolidated, treated, processed, or disposed of, or any combination of these, by the State or any of its political subdivisions.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect July 1, 2011.
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