Bills Assigned to Keyword - Electric (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/9/2020


H 3052 Exempts gross proceeds of the sale of electricity used to cure agricultural products from the sales taxSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts the gross proceeds of the sale of electricity used exclusively to cure agricultural products.
Sponsor: Wayne George House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pitts Status Date: 1/15/2015
Keywords: Electric Sales Taxes
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H 3357 Requires electrical utilities to bury power linesSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires electrical utilities operating in the state to bury all of its new electrical power lines installed within the boundaries of a municipality after January 2, 2016. The bill also requires utilities to bury existing lines before January 1, 2023.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/20/2015
Keywords: Electric
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H 3509 Sets a limit for the renewal or extension of contracts to buy powerSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the renewal or extension of contracts between a joint power and energy agency and its constituent municipalities to buy power for additional periods not to exceed 50 years from the date of the renewal or extension.
Sponsor: Merita Allison House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bannister Status Date: 2/11/2015
Keywords: Electric
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H 4043 SC Commercial- Property Assessed Clean Energy Act03.09.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee did not take action on this bill although it was on the agenda.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows governing bodies to establish a district by ordinance to promote, encourage, and facilitate clean energy improvements within its geographic area.  
Sponsor: Dwight Loftis House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: G.R.Smith Status Date: 3/9/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 03.07.2016
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H 4857 Requires coal combustion residuals to be placed in a Class 3 landfill 02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment exempts ash used in recycling applications and ash disposed of by electric company generators at the generation site.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires coal combustion residuals that result from the production of electricity to be placed in a Class 3 landfill.
Sponsor: Davey Hiott House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 138 Status Date: 3/7/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
Passed
H 5226 Authorizes a pilot program requiring the Public Service Authority to sell power at market-based prices05.03.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee carried this bill over.04.20.2016 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a pilot program that requires the Public Service Authority to sell power to electrolytic processors at market-based prices while protecting the Public Service Authority's other customers from any additional costs.
Sponsor: William Crosby House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: V.S.Moss Status Date: 5/4/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 04.11.2016 Week of 04.18.2016 Week of 05.02.2016
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S 0166 Defines offshore wind research and development activitiesSummary 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: Greg Hembree House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Turner Status Date: 4/17/2015
Keywords: Electric Environment
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S 0173 Requires notice be given to residents in identifiable communities or neighborhoods prior to a utility company undertaking a maintenance plan02.25.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires notice be given to residents in identifiable communities or neighborhoods prior to a utility company undertaking a maintenance plan.
Sponsor: Marlon Kimpson House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Turner Status Date: 3/20/2015
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.22.2016
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S 0304 Extends contracts to buy power for additional periods of time05.14.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.05.07.2015 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.02.24.2015 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.02.19.2015 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the renewal or extension of contracts between a joint power and energy agency and a member municipality to buy power for additional periods not to exceed 50 years from the date of the renewal or extension.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Act No. 25 Status Date: 6/5/2015
Keywords: Electric
Passed
S 1061 Requires coal combustion residuals to be placed in a Class 3 landfill02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee referred this bill back to the subcommittee.02.10.2016 The Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment specifies that the solid waste referenced in the bill is commercial solid waste.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires coal combustion residuals that result from the production of electricity to be placed in a Class 3 landfill.
Sponsor: Larry Martin House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Turner Status Date: 2/4/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 02.01.2016 Week of 02.08.2016 Week of 02.15.2016
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S 1211 Authorizes a pilot program requiring the Public Service Authority to sell power at market-based prices04.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over. Summary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a pilot program that requires the Public Service Authority to sell power to electrolytic processors at market-based prices while protecting the Public Service Authority's other customers from any additional costs.
Sponsor: Lawrence Grooms House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Bennett, Turner Status Date: 4/7/2016
Keywords: Electric Week of 04.04.2016 Week of 04.25.2016
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