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Timber Security Study Committee

   HR 644 creates a House Timber Security Study Committee to study the unauthorized taking of wood and to establish penalties for those who take timber without authorization.  The committee will be comprised of the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, five members appointed by the Speaker, with one member each of the local law enforcement community and the forestry community appointed by the Speaker.

Final Report

Committee Members:

Rep. Wendell Willard, Chairman
Rep. Ellis Black   Ms. Sandie Sparks
- President of Sparks Lumber Company (Elljay)
Rep. Chad Nimmer
Rep. Chuck Williams Sheriff Mitch Ralston
- Gordon County Sheriff
House Staff:  Brandi Bazemore (404) 656-7148

Scheduled Meetings:

Date   Time/Location Meeting Documents
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 1:00pm - 132 State Capitol
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 10:00am - 132 State Capitol Agenda

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Committee Documents:
South Carolina Law Enforcement Presentation

Legislative History:

HR 644