Bills Assigned to Keyword - Water (17)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 4/23/2024


H 3434 Prohibits a person from administering barrier mosquitocide treatment within 1,000 feet of a reservoir04.18.2023 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a person from administering barrier mosquitocide treatment within 1,000 feet of a reservoir or body of water used for drinking water.
Sponsor: Leon Howard House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 3478 Enacts the Safe Water ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a private or public utility or municipality operating a public water system to provide the water purification levels for the water provided by the municipality.
Sponsor: William Clyburn House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 3498 Requires SC DHEC, through resolution, to promulgate regulations to establish maximum contaminant levels for certain pollutants in public water systemsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, through resolution, to promulgate regulations to establish maximum contaminant levels for certain pollutants in public water systems.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 3499 Requires SC DHEC to promulgate regulations to establish maximum contaminant levels for certain pollutants in public water systemsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control to promulgate regulations to establish maximum contaminant levels for certain pollutants in public water systems.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 3769 Prohibits SC DHEC from denying the repair, replacement or construction of wells and septic tanks on certain rural lands04.06.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment only allows for replacement and repair on existing septic tanks regardless of the availability of other water or sewer services.03.29.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Real Estate subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes municipal water and sewer service and replaces it with any other available water and sewer service.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits SC DHEC from denying the repair, replacement or construction of wells and septic tanks on certain rural lands regardless of the availability of municipal water and sewer service.
Sponsor: Randy Ligon House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 4/25/2023
Keywords: Water
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H 3770 Prohibit extensions of water and sewer systems by a municipality conditioned on annexationSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibit extensions of water and sewer systems by a municipality conditioned on annexation.
Sponsor: Randy Ligon House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/24/2023
Keywords: Sewer Water
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H 3846 Permits a special purpose district providing water service within a county bordering another state to joint that state's joint agencySummary of the bill as introduced: Permits a special purpose district providing water service within a county bordering another state to joint that state's joint agency.
Sponsor: Steven Long House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/31/2023
Keywords: Utilities Water
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H 4375 Creates graduated penalties for trespassing on the grounds or property of a publicly owned water utility Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates graduated penalties for trespassing on the grounds or property of a publicly owned water utility.
Sponsor: James Burns House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/26/2023
Keywords: Utilities Water
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H 4685 Prohibits the construction or installation of septic tanks within a certain proximity to waterways or the coast of South CarolinaSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the construction or installation of septic tanks within a certain proximity to waterways or the coast of South Carolina.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/9/2024
Keywords: House Utilities Water
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H 4958 Requires any person possessing a NPDES permit to post a sign02.27.2024 The House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Environmental Affairs subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires any person possessing a NPDES permit to allow the discharge of effluent into state waters to post a sign.
Sponsor: William Hewitt House Com: ANREA Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ligon Status Date: 2/28/2024
Keywords: Utilities Water
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S 0162 Requires a Class A water or sewer utility to submit an integrated resource plan to the Public Service CommissionSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a Class A water or sewer utility 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: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Senate Sewer Water
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S 0168 Prohibits a water or sewer utility from receiving a rate of return due to failure to plan for reasonably foreseeable circumstancesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a water or sewer utility from receiving a rate of return due to failure to plan for reasonably foreseeable circumstances that results in disruption of service.
Sponsor: David Climer House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Senate Sewer Water
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S 0198 Prohibits extensions of water and sewer systems by a municipality conditioned on annexationSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits extensions of water and sewer systems by a municipality conditioned on annexation.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Annexation Senate Sewer Water
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S 0200 Prohibits SC DHEC from denying the repair, replacement of construction of wells and septic tanksSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control from denying the repair, replacement of construction of wells and septic tanks regardless of the availability of municipal water and sewer service.
Sponsor: Michael Fanning House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Senate Sewer Water
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S 0218 Enacts the Ratepayer Protection ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Suspends the process by which a public utility seeks a change in rate, toll, rental, charge or classification during a declared state of emergency.
Sponsor: Maymia McLeod House Com: Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Electric Gas Senate Sewer Utilities Water
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S 0390 Limits the amount of a stormwater fee to fifteen percent of the amount of ad valorem taxes levied on the propertySummary of the bill as introduced: Limits the amount of a stormwater fee to fifteen percent of the amount of ad valorem taxes levied on the property by the local government imposing the stormwater fee.
Sponsor: Rex Rice House Com: Senate Com:
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 1/17/2023
Keywords: Sewer Utilities Water
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S 0640 Approves SC DHEC Regulation Document number 5119Summary of the bill as introduced: Approves SC DHEC Regulation Document number 5119 related to water classifications and standards.
Sponsor: Agriculture and Natural Resources House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 5/23/2023
Keywords: Water
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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