SC S0464 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 16-8)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-03-03 - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amend Section 58-31-20 Of The 1976 South Carolina Code Of Laws To Provide A Member Of The Board Of Directors Of The Public Service Authority Shall Not Be Appointed For More Than Two Unexpired Consecutive Terms And For Education And Experience Requirements For A Board Member; To Add Section 58-31-225 To Provide That The Office Of Regulatory Staff Has Authority To Make Inspections, Audits And Examinations Of The Public Service Authority For Electric And Water Rates; To Amend Section 58-31-380 To Establish A Process To Receive Public Comment And A Public Hearing In Setting Electric Rates, And For The Office Of Regulatory Staff To Review The Proposed Rates And Comment Before The Rates Go Into Effect; To Amend Section 58-33-20 To Include The Public Service Authority In The Requirements For Utility Facility Siting; To Amend Section 58-37-40 To Delete Subsection (a)(3); And To Add Section 58-37-45 To Require The South Carolina Public Service Authority To Submit An Integrated Resource Plan To The Public Service Commission And To Provide For Plan Requirements.

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Public Service Authority


Roll Calls

2021-04-21 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table #10 (Y: 24 N: 17 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-21 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Am. #6 (Y: 36 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-03-03SenateRecommitted to Committee on Judiciary
2021-04-21SenateRead second time
2021-04-20SenateDebate interrupted
2021-04-20SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2021-03-31SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2021-01-27SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Campsen, Matthews, Talley, Harpootlian, Adams
2021-01-13SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-13SenateIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
583120(n/a)See Bill Text
5831225(n/a)See Bill Text
5831380(n/a)See Bill Text
583320(n/a)See Bill Text
583740(n/a)See Bill Text
583745(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments