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Conservation Bank Re-Authorization

Bill #: H.4727

Session: 2017-2018

Topics:

Land Land

Outcome

CVSC supported this bill and it passed.

House 107-3
Senate 38-0

H. 4727 permanently reauthorizes the Conservation Bank while also maintaining its independence, preserving its competitive grants process, ensuring its ability to support cost-effective conservation easements, and implementing several structural reforms to the Board and operations to improve transparency and inter-agency coordination related to conservation efforts.

How Legislators Voted on H.4727

  • + Pro Conservation Vote
  • - Anti Conservation Vote
  • EA Excused Absence
  • NV Not Voting
  • N/A Not in Office
  • A Abstained (Conflict of Interest)

H.4727 Conservation Bank Re-authorization (Second in Senate)

The bill was shepherded through the Senate by Senators Setzler, Leatherman, Campsen, and others. On March 22, 2018, the Senate passed H.4727 by a vote of 38-0.

The nearly unanimous passage of this bill in both the House and Senate demonstrated the support for the State’s continued investment in the protection of public and private lands.

The bill was signed into law by Governor McMaster on June 18, 2018.

  • These are votes on a Pro-Conservation Bill.
  • The Pro-Conservation Vote was YES for second reading in the House and Senate
Legislator
Party
District
Office
Sponsor
Vote
Conservation Vote
R
1
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
7
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
38
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
44
Senate
No
EA
EA
R
43
Senate
No
EA
EA
R
3
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
15
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
5
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
20
Senate
No
N/A
N/A
R
18
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
46
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
17
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
4
Senate
No
EA
EA
R
34
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
16
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
37
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
28
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
40
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
21
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
36
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
42
Senate
No
EA
EA
R
31
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
29
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
13
Senate
No
EA
EA
R
25
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
39
Senate
No
EA
EA
D
45
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
35
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
22
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
10
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
14
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
33
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
11
Senate
No
NV
NV
R
2
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
32
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
19
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
41
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
26
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
23
Senate
No
Yea
+
D
27
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
12
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
6
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
8
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
9
Senate
No
EA
EA
D
30
Senate
No
Yea
+
R
24
Senate
No
Yea
+
  • + Pro Conservation Vote
  • - Anti Conservation Vote
  • EA Excused Absence
  • NV Not Voting
  • N/A Not in Office
  • A Abstained (Conflict of Interest)

H.4727 Conservation Bank Re-authorization (Second in House)

This bill was shepherded through the House by Representatives White, Pitts, Lowe, and others. On February 14, 2018, the House passed H.4727 by a vote of 107-3.

The nearly unanimous passage of this bill in both the House and Senate demonstrated the support for the State’s continued investment in the protection of public and private lands.

The bill was signed into law by Governor McMaster on June 18, 2018.

  • These are votes on a Pro-Conservation Bill.
  • The Pro-Conservation Vote was YES for second reading in the House and Senate.
Legislator
Party
District
Office
Sponsor
Vote
Conservation Vote
D
59
House
No
Yea
+
R
36
House
No
Yea
+
D
103
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
42
House
No
Yea
+
R
94
House
No
Yea
+
D
57
House
No
Yea
+
R
87
House
No
Yea
+
D
80
House
No
Yea
+
R
71
House
No
Yea
+
D
90
House
No
Yea
+
R
24
House
No
Yea
+
R
28
House
No
N/A
N/A
R
114
House
No
Yea
+
D
78
House
No
Yea
+
R
81
House
No
Yea
+
D
122
House
No
Yea
+
R
123
House
No
Yea
+
D
70
House
No
Yea
+
D
116
House
No
Yea
+
R
48
House
No
Yea
+
R
17
House
No
Yea
+
R
89
House
No
Yea
+
R
35
House
No
Yea
+
R
3
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
107
House
No
Yea
+
D
82
House
No
Yea
+
D
66
House
No
Yea
+
R
110
House
No
Yea
+
R
32
House
No
Yea
+
R
5
House
No
Yea
+
R
68
House
No
Yea
+
R
117
House
No
Yea
+
R
92
House
No
Yea
+
R
100
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
43
House
No
Yea
+
D
23
House
No
Yea
+
D
41
House
No
Yea
+
R
104
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
22
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
124
House
No
Yea
+
R
26
House
No
Yea
+
R
75
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
39
House
No
Yea
+
R
34
House
No
Yea
+
R
106
House
No
Yea
+
D
52
House
No
Yea
+
R
11
House
No
Yea
+
D
111
House
No
Yea
+
D
95
House
No
Yea
+
R
20
House
No
Yea
+
R
105
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
73
House
No
Yea
+
D
55
House
No
Yea
+
R
21
House
No
Yea
+
D
31
House
No
Yea
+
D
54
House
No
Yea
+
R
118
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
108
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
8
House
No
Nay
-
R
4
House
No
Yea
+
R
83
House
No
Yea
+
D
91
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
76
House
No
Yea
+
R
85
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
102
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
58
House
No
Yea
+
R
63
House
No
Yea
+
D
49
House
No
Yea
+
D
61
House
No
Yea
+
D
97
House
No
Yea
+
R
19
House
No
Yea
+
R
37
House
No
Nay
-
R
60
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
65
House
No
Yea
+
R
99
House
No
Yea
+
D
109
House
No
Yea
+
R
38
House
No
Nay
-
R
40
House
No
Yea
+
R
115
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
13
House
No
Yea
+
D
77
House
No
Yea
+
R
56
House
No
Yea
+
D
101
House
No
Yea
+
D
31
House
No
N/A
N/A
R
29
House
No
Yea
+
R
30
House
No
Yea
+
R
98
House
No
Yea
+
D
70
House
No
N/A
N/A
R
45
House
No
Yea
+
R
120
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
48
House
No
N/A
N/A
D
44
House
No
Yea
+
D
93
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
12
House
No
Yea
+
D
113
House
No
Yea
+
R
14
House
No
Yea
+
R
47
House
No
Yea
+
R
10
House
No
Yea
+
R
69
House
No
N/A
N/A
D
64
House
No
Yea
+
D
121
House
No
Yea
+
R
15
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
25
House
No
Yea
+
D
74
House
No
Yea
+
R
56
House
No
N/A
N/A
R
2
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
46
House
No
Yea
+
R
67
House
No
EA
EA
R
27
House
No
Yea
+
D
72
House
No
Yea
+
R
112
House
No
Yea
+
R
96
House
No
Yea
+
D
119
House
No
Yea
+
R
18
House
No
Yea
+
R
33
House
No
Yea
+
R
86
House
No
Yea
+
R
9
House
No
Yea
+
D
79
House
No
Yea
+
R
88
House
No
Yea
+
R
28
House
No
Yea
+
D
51
House
No
Yea
+
R
7
House
Yes
Yea
+
D
50
House
No
Yea
+
D
113
House
No
N/A
N/A
R
6
House
Yes
Yea
+
R
1
House
No
Yea
+
D
62
House
No
Yea
+
R
16
House
No
Yea
+
R
84
House
No
Yea
+
R
53
House
Yes
Yea
+