View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD to Bill 4062

The COMMITTEE on JUDICIARY proposed the following amendment (JUD4062.002):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, beginning on page 1, line 24, and ending on page 3, line 8, by striking SECTION 1 and SECTION 2 in their entirety.

Amend the bill further, as and if amended, page 3, by striking lines 26-28 and inserting:

/ Section 58-3-22. Members of the Public Service Commission may meet together to receive technical and legal advice from the commission's staff on matters pending on the commission's docket, provided that the:

(1) advice is to aid the members in carrying out their responsibilities on the commission;

(2) advice is provided in a manner consistent with the South Carolina Code of Judicial Conduct; and

(3) members who attend such a meeting are not authorized to make recommendations to or transact any business for the Public Service Commission.

A meeting between the members of the Public Service Commission and commission staff pursuant to this section does not constitute a "public meeting" for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act." /