Bills Assigned to Keyword - Utilities (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3026 Defines offshore wind research and development activities04.23.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee adjourned debate ont his bill.04.21.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Defines offshore wind research and development activities as initiatives undertaken by an electrical utility for the long term advancement of the economic development and clean energy benefits.
Sponsor: Alan Clemmons House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Environment Utilities
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H 3076 Limits the exemption to a public utility's operations within municipal corporate boundariesSummary of the bill as introduced: Limits the exemption to a public utility's operations within municipal corporate boundaries and limits the prohibition to contracts made by a municipality with customers located within the corporate limits.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Utilities
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H 4661 Outlines requirements for acceptable piping material for use in certain infrastructure projects05.17.2016 The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax subcommittee carried this bill over.04.20.2016 The House Labor,Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.19.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment narrows the bill's applicability to construction, rebuild or repair bidding where state funds are used, and requires that the engineering practices and design requirements be determined by an "official engineer of the governmental agency."01.20.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Outlines requirements for acceptable piping material for use in certain infrastructure projects.
Sponsor: Michael Forrester House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/28/2016
Keywords: Utilities Week of 01.11.2016 Week of 01.18.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.16.2016
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H 5077 Allows a lien to be placed on a Joint Authority Water and Sewer System's property in accordance with the Revenue Bond Act for utilities04.19.2016 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.13.2016 The House Ways and Means Revenue Policy subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendments only make technical changes.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a lien to be placed on a Joint Authority Water and Sewer System's property in accordance with the Revenue Bond Act for utilities.
Sponsor: Brian White House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 4/28/2016
Keywords: Sewer Utilities Water Week of 03.07.2016 Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016
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H 5299 Gives the governor authority to allow certain vehicles transporting goods and providing utility services in an area under a curfewSummary of the bill as introduced: Gives the governor authority to allow certain vehicles transporting goods and providing utility services in an area that is under a curfew because of an emergency.
Sponsor: Murrell Smith House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 236 Status Date: 6/9/2016
Keywords: General Governance Utilities Week of 04.25.2016
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S 0041 Limits the exemption to a public utility's operations within municipal corporate boundariesSummary of the bill as introduced: Limits the exemption to a public utility's operations within municipal corporate boundaries and limits the prohibition to contracts made by a municipality with customers located within the corporate limits.
Sponsor: Kevin L. Bryant House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2015
Keywords: Utilities
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S 0988 Prohibits a public utility that holds an easement from denying use of that easement by another public utilitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility that holds an easement or right of way from denying, refusing or rejecting another public utility's reasonable request to use the preexisting easement ro right of way to collocate, construct, install, maintain or operate infrastructure or facilities for a necessary public purpose. 
Sponsor: Creighton Coleman House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/13/2016
Keywords: Eminent Domain Utilities Week of 01.11.2016
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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