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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 48-46-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BARNWELL SITE MUST NOT ACCEPT ANY ADDITIONAL LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE OTHER THAN WHAT WAS PROVIDED FOR IN THE ATLANTIC COMPACT AND TO ESTABLISH A WATER TESTING REQUIREMENT TO BE PERFORMED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 46, Title 48 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 48-46-100. (A) Effective July 1, 2015, the Barnwell site must not accept any radioactive waste from states outside of the Atlantic Compact.
(B) The Department of Health and Environmental Control shall monitor the waters surrounding the Barnwell site and shall submit a quality report to the General Assembly every other year, beginning in 2015."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect July 1, 2015, and upon approval by the Governor.
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