SC S0344 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, So As To Enact The "ratepayer Protection Act"; To Amend Section 58-5-240, Relating To Filing Schedules Of Proposed Rates And The Like For Gas, Heat, Water, Sewage Collection And Disposal, And Street Railway Companies, So As To Require The Public Service Commission To Suspend The Process By Which A Public Utility Seeks A Change In Rate, Toll, Rental, Charge, Or Classification During A Declared State Of Emergency; And To Amend Section 58-27-870, Relating To Filing Schedules Of Proposed Rates And The Like For Electric Utilities, So As To Require The Public Service Commission To Suspend The Process By Which A Public Utility Seeks A Change In Rate, Toll, Rental, Charge, Or Classification During A Declared State Of Emergency.

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Title

Ratepayer Protection Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-12-09SenatePrefiled

Same As/Similar To

H3683 (Similar To) 2021-01-26 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McGarry

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5827870(n/a)See Bill Text
585240(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources


Bill Comments

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