Bills Assigned to Keyword - Water (13)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/12/2021


H 3372 Enacts the Safe Water ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a public or private utility or a municipality operating a public water system to provide the average water purification levels on the customer's bill.
Sponsor: William Clyburn House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: House Water
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H 3633 Enacts the Fair Access to Residential Water Act of 2019Summary 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.
Sponsor: Jonathon Hill House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/16/2019
Keywords: Water Week of 01.14.2019
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H 4593 Prohibits a municipality from requiring annexation as a condition to establish or maintain water and sewer serviceSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from requiring annexation as a condition to establish or maintain water and sewer service.
Sponsor: Timothy McGinnis House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill Status Date: 5/21/2019
Keywords: Annexation Water Week of 05.06.2019
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H 4957 Allows for the election of additional members to municipal councils to represent nonresident water and sewer customersSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows for the election of additional members to municipal councils to represent nonresident water and sewer customers when these customers are charged higher rates for these utilities than residential customers within the municipal boundaries.
Sponsor: Chip Huggins House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/16/2020
Keywords: Sewer Utilities Water Week of 01.13.2020
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H 5228 Enacts the Safe Water Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a public or private utility or municipality operating a public water system to provide the water purification levels for the water provided by the utility. 
Sponsor: William Clyburn House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/13/2020
Keywords: Water Week of 02.10.2020
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H 5232 Requires water and sewer utilities to submit long-term infrastructure improvement plans to the Public Service Commission to review and acceptSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires water and sewer utilities to submit long-term infrastructure improvement plans to the Public Service Commission to review and accept. 
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 2/13/2020
Keywords: Sewer Water Week of 02.10.2020
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S 0092 Enacts the Surface Water Stewardship ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires registered surface water withdrawers to obtain a surface water withdrawal permit rather than registering withdrawals.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/8/2019
Keywords: Senate Water
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S 0338 Requires a water or sewer utility regulated by the Public Service Commission to establish customer classes based on geographic service locationSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a water or sewer utility subject to the Public Service Commission's supervision and regulation to establish customer classes based on geographic service location, and to provide that a customer in one class must not pay for construction, maintenance or improvement of pipes or other equipment that provide service to customers in a separate geographic service location class. 
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Committed to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2019
Keywords: Sewer Water Week of 01.07.2019
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S 0820 Prohibits a municipality from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that limits or restricts the rights of Lake Bowen property ownersSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipality from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that limits or restricts the rights of Lake Bowen property owners to boat, fish or act as caretakers.
Sponsor: Glenn Reese House Com: Senate Com: FGF
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Fish, Game and Forestry Status Date: 5/2/2019
Keywords: Water Week of 04.29.2019
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S 0839 Vests the duties of the Spartanburg Commissioners of Public Works to the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District CommissionersSummary of the bill as introduced: Vests the duties of the Spartanburg Commissioners of Public Works to the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District Commissioners.
Sponsor: Glenn Reese House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Sewer Water Week of 05.06.2019
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S 0840 Prohibits a vendor or contractor from submitting a bid in response to a request for proposal issued by the Spartanburg Water SystemSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a vendor or contractor from submitting a bid in response to a request for proposal issued by the Spartanburg Water System.
Sponsor: Glenn Reese House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference Status Date: 5/9/2019
Keywords: Utilities Water Week of 05.06.2019
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S 0923 Requires a water or sewer utility to submit an integrated resource plan to the Public Service CommissionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a water or sewer utility, classified by the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners as Class A, to submit an integrated resource plan to the Public Service Commission
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Senate Utilities Water
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S 0924 Prohibits a water or sewer utility from receiving a rate of return during a period when the utility didn't provide serviceSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a water or sewer utility from receiving a rate of return during a period when the utility didn't provide service. 
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/14/2020
Keywords: Senate Sewer Utilities Water
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Municipal Association of South Carolina
1411 Gervais St., PO Box 12109, Columbia, SC 29211
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