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Proposed Agenda for the

Governor’s Water Law Committee Meeting

October 7, 2003

 

1.      Approval Of The Minutes Of Last Meeting

 2.      An Overview of  South Carolina Water Law since the Last Water Law Review Committee Report and Recommendations of 1982 (By: Boozer & Baize)

 3.      Committee Discussion About The Boozer & Baize Overview

 4.      Committee Discussion About The Committee’s Mission Statement

            (See Section 2 below)

 5.      Committee Discussion About The Status Of Committee’s Proposed Website

            (Hank Stallworth)

 6.      Committee Discussion About Possible Future Invitations For Various Persons To Address The Committee (Gene McCall And Others)

 7.      Committee Discussion About Forming Subcommittee

 8.      Committee Formation Of Subcommittee?

            (See below)

 9.      Breaking Into Subcommittee For More Detailed Discussions

            (Probably no more than 30 to 45 minutes)

 10.     Spokesperson For Each Subcommittee To Briefly Summarize Previous 30 to 45 minute subcommittee discussions

 11.     Committee Discussion Of Further Business

 12.     Adjourn The Meeting

 

 

Section2

 

        Proposed Governor’s Water Law Committee Mission Statements

  

Suggestion A:  

 To effectively manage the water resources of South Carolina in order to sustain the availability and affordability of quality water for present and future use

 

Suggestion B:

 To advise the Governor as to initiatives needed to manage the water resources of South Carolina in order to sustain the availability and affordability of quality water for present and future use

 

Suggestion C:

 To advise the Governor about initiatives needed to preserve, maintain, and manage the water resources of this state to ensure available and affordable quantities and qualities of water for present and future use.  

 

Suggestion D:

 

Other proposals?

 

 

 Section 3

Subcommittee Possibilities

 

Proposal A:            Two Subcommittees

1.        Intrastate Water Law Issues Subcommittee

2.        Interstate Water Law Issues Subcommittee

 

 

 

Proposal B:     Three Subcommittees:

                         1.         Ga / SC  Interstate Water Law Subcommittee

                         2.         NC / SC Interstate Water Law Subcommittee (including FERC)

                         3.         Intrastate Water Law Subcommittee -Regulated Riparian?

                                                                                                Notice/Intervener?

                                                                                                Drought Law Amendments?

                                                                                                State Water Plan?

 

  

Proposal C:     More Than Three Subcommittees

                         1.         Ga / SC Interstate Water Law Subcommittee

                         2.         NC / SC Interstate Water Law Subcommittee

                         3.         More Than One Subcommittee To Deal With Water Law Intrastate?