SC H4593 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Introduced on May 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-21 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
Pending: House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 5-31-695 So As To Provide That A Municipality That Provides Water Service Or Water And Sewer Service To Customers Both Within And Without Its Corporate Boundaries May Not Require Or Demand A Nonmunicipal Resident's Permission Or Consent To Annexation By The Municipality As A Condition For Establishing Or Maintaining The Service, And To Provide That If A Municipality Offers To Provide Water Service Or Water And Sewer Service To Property Owners In Another Jurisdiction, Then The Service Must Be Offered At The Same Price As Is Offered To Property Owners Located Inside The Municipality.

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Municipality provided water and sewer service



2019-05-21HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
2019-05-09HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2019-05-09HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
531695(n/a)See Bill Text

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