Bill Text: SC S0359 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Local fees, limitations

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-12 - Referred to Committee on Finance [S0359 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0359-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-330, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON THE IMPOSITION OF LOCAL FEES, SO AS TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF A STORMWATER FEE TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT OF AD VALOREM TAXES LEVIED ON THE PROPERTY BY THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY IMPOSING THE FEE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 6-1-330 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:

    "( )    If a local governing body imposes a stormwater fee, the fee imposed on a piece of real property may not exceed fifteen percent of the amount of ad valorem taxes levied, before any credits or deductions are applied, on the real property resulting from millage imposed by the local governing body in the previous property tax year."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect January 1, 2022.

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