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Transportation:
Stop the Bridge Bill

Our Position: support
Bill Number: H.4137
Sponsor: Rep. Murrell Smith
Legislative Session: 05/06

www.scstatehouse.net/cgi-bin/web_bh10exe. SECTION    1.    Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 57 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 57-11-35.    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no state highway funds or other state funds, regardless of source, may be expended on any roadway or bridge crossing the North Santee Swamp as any part of a highway project, commonly called the 'Briggs-DeLaine-Pearson Connector'."

Status

5/18/2005  House   Introduced and read first time HJ-160   
5/18/2005 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-160

Action Needed

Contact members of House Ways and Means Committee to support bill.

Background

This bill would stop all state funding and cost -share for the Briggs-DeLaine Pearson Connector. This could help stop the unnecessary and wasteful bridge across the Upper Santee Swamp.

     
     

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