Select a different bill



H 3633 - Enacts the Fair Access to Residential Water Act of 2019

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill
Last Action: 1/16/2019 - House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
House Committee: LCI
Assigned To:
WaterNext Bill
Week of 01.14.2019Next Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from charging people who live outside the corporate boundaries of the municipality higher rates for water services than it charges municipal residents.

Bill Summary from the State Site - Click for the State Summary Page / Click for Current Full Text
South Carolina Legislature Online - Bill Search by Bill Number
South Carolina Legislature




Instructions


 
Loading...
Session 123 - (2019-2020)Printer Friendly
(pdf format)
H 3633 General Bill, By Hill
Summary: Fair Access to Residential Water
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "FAIR ACCESS TO RESIDENTIAL WATER ACT OF 2019" BY ADDING SECTION 5-31-695 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY NOT CHARGE PEOPLE WHO RESIDE OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE BOUNDARIES HIGHER RATES FOR WATER SERVICES THAN IT CHARGES MUNICIPAL RESIDENTS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY NOT REQUIRE OR DEMAND A NONMUNICIPAL RESIDENT'S PERMISSION OR CONSENT TO ANNEXATION BY THE MUNICIPALITY AS A CONDITION FOR ESTABLISHING OR MAINTAINING WATER SERVICE; AND TO PROVIDE THAT OUT OF STATE WATER UTILITIES MAY NOT CHARGE SOUTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS AN UNFAIR RATE FOR WATER SERVICES, AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "UNFAIR RATE".
View full text
01/16/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 29)
01/16/19House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 29)



Legislative Services Agency
h t t p : / / w w w . s c s t a t e h o u s e . g o v









Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803.799.9574, Fax: 803.933.1299, mail@masc.sc