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4901 Broad River Road

Columbia, SC 29212
Phone: 803.798.4170

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  4901 Broad River Road

P O Box 21303

Columbia, SC 29221

Advocacy - Legislation


The Forestry Association of SC monitors bills of interest to the membership which are pending in the SC General Assembly and US Congress.

Up-to-the-minute information and the full text of all bills are available at

Have a question about legislation being monitored by FASC?
Contact FASC President Cam Crawford at or call 803/798-4170.

Other items of interest
2011 Concurrent Resolution Celebrating SC Tree Farm

H.3776 to celebrate Sixty-five years of Tree Farming in the Palmetto State and Salute the South Carolina Tree Farm Program.   Was adopted by the General Assembly March 2, 2011.


Right To Practice Forestry

(H3651, R.109, A48) was signed into law by the Governor on June 2, 2009. The bill limits authority of counties and cities to restrict or regulate certain forestry practices, and provides terms and conditions of certain permitted regulations. As long as the landowner practices forestry, no permit is required to harvest timber. However, when the forest changes to non-forest use, there is a one year waiting period (if final harvest is conducted in accordance with local tree ordinance) and up to five years (if not) before the area can be developed.

Download:  Right To Practice Forestry Bill