SC H3194 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-2)
Status: Passed on June 22 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-22 - Act No. 90
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Summary

Amend Section 58-31-20, Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, Relating To The Board Of Directors Of The South Carolina Public Service Authority, So As To, Among Other Things, Revise The Terms And Qualifications For Membership On The Public Service Authority Board Of Directors And To Provide For Ex Officio Members On The Board Of Directors; To Amend Section 58-31-30, Relating To The Powers Of The Public Service Authority, So As To Authorize The Public Service Authority To Establish Subcommittees And To Select A Chief Executive Officer Who Shall Cause The Authority To Employ All Necessary Employees With The Board Approving The Compensation Of Any Senior Management Official Selected By The Chief Executive Officer, And To Provide That Certain Public Service Authority Compensation And Severance Packages Must First Be Approved By The Agency Head Salary Commission; To Amend Section 58-31-55, Relating To The Duties And Responsibilities Of The Directors Of The Public Service Authority, So As To Revise The Definition Of "best Interests"; To Amend Section 58-31-56, Relating To Conflict Of Interest Transactions, So As To Provide A Violation Of This Section By A Director Constitutes Grounds For Removal From Office By The Governor; To Amend Section 1-3-240, Relating To Removal Of Officers By The Governor, So As To Clarify The Governor's Authority To Remove Directors Of The Public Service Authority; To Establish Expiration Dates For Directors Serving As Of The Effective Date Of This Act; By Adding Section 58-31-240 So As To Require The Joint Bond Review Committee To Approve, Reject, Or Modify Certain Bonds, Notes, Or Other Indebtedness Prior To Issuance, And To Require The Public Service Authority To Provide An Annual Report By September First Of Each Year Regarding Real Estate Transactions Executed During The Preceding Twelve Months; By Adding Section 58-31-250 So As To Authorize The Senate Finance Committee And The House Of Representatives Ways And Means Committee To Compel Certain Written Or Oral Testimony From The Public Service Authority; To Amend Section 58-33-110, As Amended, Relating To The Certification Of Major Utility Facilities, So As To Provide A Qualified Certification Exemption For Certain Transmission Lines Or Facilities; To Amend Section 58-31-430, Relating To The Service Area To Be Exclusively Served By The Authority, So As To, Among Other Things, Clarify The Public Service Authority's Right To Enter Into Certain Agreements With Other Electric Suppliers Concerning Service Areas And Corridor Rights; By Adding Article 7 To Chapter 31, Title 58 So As To Establish A Retail Rates Process; By Adding Section 58-31-225 So As To Authorize The Office Of Regulatory Staff To Make Inspections, Audits, And Examinations Of The Public Service Authority; By Adding Section 58-4-51 So As To Enumerate Certain Duties And Responsibilities Of The Office Of Regulatory Staff Regarding The Public Service Authority; To Amend Section 58-4-55, As Amended, Relating To The Production Of Records To The Office Of Regulatory Staff When Conducting Inspections, Audits, And Examinations, So As To, Among Other Things, Authorize The Public Service Authority To Designate Certain Documents Or Information Provided To The Office Of Regulatory Staff As Confidential, Or Proprietary, And Exempt From Disclosure; To Amend Sections 58-27-190, 58-27-200, 58-27-210, And 58-27-220, All Relating To The Inspection, Audit, And Enforcement Authority Of The Office Of Regulatory Staff, All So As To Expand The Applicability Of These Sections' Provisions To The Public Service Authority; To Amend Section 58-33-20, Relating To Definitions Applicable To The "utility Facility Siting And Environmental Protection Act", So As To Revise The Definition Of "major Utility Facility"; By Adding Sections 58-33-180, 58-33-185, And 58-33-190 All So As To, Among Other Things, Impose Additional Requirements And Limitations On The Public Service Authority Regarding The Construction, Acquisition, And Purchase Of Major Utility Facilities; To Amend Section 58-37-40, As Amended, Relating To Integrated Resource Plans, So As To, Among Other Things, Expand The Section's Applicability To The Public Service Authority, And To Impose Additional Requirements On The Public Service Authority; By Adding Section 58-31-227 So As To, Among Other Things, Impose Renewable Energy Resource Procurement Requirements On The Public Service Authority; To Require The Public Service Authority To Develop And Implement A Plan That Provides For Employee Retention, Job Training, And Economic Development Opportunities For Employees And Communities Affected By The Retirement Of Certain Coal Stations; And To Extend The Provisions Of Section 11 Of Act 135 Of 2020. - Ratified Title

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Title

Santee Cooper

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-06-08 - House - House: Adopt Conference Report (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-06-08 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt The Conference Report (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-04 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 4a Amendment Number 4a (Y: 85 N: 34 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-05-04 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 3a Amendment Number 3a (Y: 117 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-05-04 - House - House: Adopt Amendment 2a Amendment Number 2a (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2021-04-22 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 44 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 89 N: 26 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - House - House: Table Amendment 3 Amendment Number 3 (Y: 76 N: 38 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-06-22 Act No. 90
2021-06-22 Effective date See Act for Effective Date
2021-06-15 Signed By Governor
2021-06-09 Ratified R 110
2021-06-08HouseRoll call Yeas-111 Nays-0
2021-06-08HouseConference report received and adopted
2021-06-08SenateRoll call Ayes-43 Nays-0
2021-06-08SenateConference report received and adopted
2021-05-13 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-05-06SenateConference committee appointed Rankin, Massey, Hutto
2021-05-05HouseHouse insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Lucas, GM Smith, Rutherford
2021-05-05SenateNon-concurrence in House amendment
2021-05-04HouseRoll call Yeas-85 Nays-34
2021-05-04HouseReturned to Senate with amendments
2021-05-04HouseSenate amendment amended
2021-04-29HouseDebate adjourned
2021-04-23 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-04-23SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2021-04-22SenateUnanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
2021-04-22SenateRoll call Ayes-44 Nays-1
2021-04-22SenateRead second time
2021-04-22SenateAmended
2021-04-22SenateCommittee Amendment Withdrawn
2021-04-20SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2021-04-20SenatePolled out of committee Judiciary
2021-02-12SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Matthews, Talley, Harpootlian, Adams
2021-01-28SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-28SenateIntroduced and read first time
2021-01-27HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2021-01-27 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-01-26HouseRoll call Yeas-89 Nays-26
2021-01-26HouseRead second time
2021-01-26HouseAmended
2021-01-26HouseRequests for debate-Rep
2021-01-26HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow, Carter
2021-01-13HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Ways and Means
2021-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09HouseReferred to Committee on Ways and Means
2020-12-09HousePrefiled

Same As/Similar To

S0444 (Similar To) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Finance

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
13240(n/a)See Bill Text
5827190(n/a)See Bill Text
5827200(n/a)See Bill Text
5827210(n/a)See Bill Text
5827220(n/a)See Bill Text
583120(n/a)See Bill Text
5831225(n/a)See Bill Text
5831227(n/a)See Bill Text
5831240(n/a)See Bill Text
5831250(n/a)See Bill Text
583130(n/a)See Bill Text
5831430(n/a)See Bill Text
583155(n/a)See Bill Text
583156(n/a)See Bill Text
5833110(n/a)See Bill Text
5833180(n/a)See Bill Text
5833185(n/a)See Bill Text
5833190(n/a)See Bill Text
583320(n/a)See Bill Text
583740(n/a)See Bill Text
58451(n/a)See Bill Text
58455(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=3194&session=124&summary=B
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20201209.htm
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210113.htm
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Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210127.htm
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210420.htm
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Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210423A.htm
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210504.htm
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210513.htm
Texthttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/prever/3194_20210608.htm
Supplementhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess124_2021-2022/fiscalimpactstatements/H3194%202021-01-06%20amended.pdf
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=18151
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=18152
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19275
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19501
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19502
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19503
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19731
Roll Callhttps://www.scstatehouse.gov/votehistory.php?KEY=19737

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