Bill Text: SC S0629 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Shellfish mariculture permitees

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-02 - Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry [S0629 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0629-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 50-5-997 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO OUT-OF-SEASON HARVEST PERMITS FOR SHELLFISH MARICULTURE PERMITTEES, TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUANCE OF OUT-OF-SEASON HARVEST PERMITS FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF HARVESTING OYSTERS OUT OF SEASON.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 50-5-997 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered new subsection to read:

    "(    )    The department may not issue an out-of-season harvest permit to a Shellfish Mariculture permittee for the privilege of harvesting oysters out of season."

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

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