Bill Text: SC S0108 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Geological Survey Unit of DNR

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-03-10 - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs [S0108 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0108-Comm_Sub.html


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COMMITTEE REPORT

March 2, 2021

S. 108

Introduced by Senator Campsen

S. Printed 3/2/21--S.

Read the first time January 12, 2021.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 108) to amend Section 48-22-40, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to duties of the State Geological Survey Unit, so as, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

DAVID WESLEY CLIMER for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 48-22-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DUTIES OF THE STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY UNIT, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE UNIT TO CONDUCT TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING USING LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING (LiDAR) DATA COLLECTIONS AND ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INFORMATION COLLECTED DURING THE TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 48-22-40 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 75 of 2019, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:

"( )    shall conduct topographic mapping using light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data collections by December 31, 2021, and at least every seven years thereafter. The information must be shared with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Flood Mitigation Program to ensure compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency guidelines and standards for flood risk analysis and mapping activities under the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning Program. The unit is authorized to work with local, state, and federal governmental entities in South Carolina to complete the topographic mapping and share the results of the topographic mapping with these agencies. The unit shall work with the Flood Mitigation Program to publish the result to the public on the Department of Natural Resources' website. The provisions of this item only may be enforced when the General Assembly appropriates the necessary funding for the topographic mapping in the general appropriations act."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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