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S*0925 (Rat #0464, Act #0399 of 1984) General Bill, By R.C. Dennis, W.W. Doar and R.H. Ellis
    A Bill to amend Sections 58-31-310, 58-31-330, and 58-31-340, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the service area of the South Carolina Public Service Authority, so as to define lines affected, to provide for the Public Service Authority's powers within designated service areas and also to enumerate areas to be served by particular electric cooperatives in Berkeley, Georgetown, and Horry Counties; to specify what jurisdiction the Public Service Commission is entitled to exercise over these service areas and to authorize the continued operation and maintenance of lines of the Public Service Authority and electric cooperatives when lines of these suppliers are in the service area of another; to provide criteria for the service of customers from lines located in the service area of another in Berkeley, Georgetown, and Horry Counties; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 58-31-420, 58-31-430, and 58-31-440, so as to exempt electric service within municipal corporate limits from the provisions of the Act; to prohibit the Public Service Commission from assigning Public Service Authority service areas to other entities; to provide that electric cooperatives may serve areas reserved to them in Section 58-31-330; to impose duties on the Public Service Commission relative to conforming service area assignments and, according to law, confirming its jurisdiction over electric cooperative service areas; to provide customer choice between the Public Service Authority and electric cooperatives when agreed upon by the parties; to provide for the continuation of service by the Public Service Authority to premises served by it on July 1, 1984; and to provide for service to new premises located within three hundred feet of lines owned by one supplier in another suppliers service area.
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03/27/84Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1181
03/27/84Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-1182
04/04/84Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-1280
04/05/84Senate Read second time SJ-1341
04/06/84Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1360
04/10/84House Introduced and read first time HJ-2296
04/10/84House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-2297
05/02/84House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-2797
05/08/84House Amended HJ-2929
05/08/84House Debate adjourned HJ-2930
05/09/84House Amended HJ-2967
05/09/84House Read second time HJ-2967
05/10/84House Read third time HJ-3025
05/10/84House Returned HJ-3025
05/10/84Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-1747
05/22/84 Ratified R 464
05/23/84 Signed By Governor
05/23/84 Effective date 07/01/84
05/23/84 Act No. 399
06/04/84 Copies available

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