Current Status Bill Number:
1183Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960227Primary Sponsor: ThomasAll Sponsors: Thomas, J. Verne Smith and FairDrafted Document Number: bbm\10544jm.96Companion Bill Number: 4598Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Judiciary Committee 11 SJSubject: Electrical utility defined
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960227 Introduced, read first time, 11 SJ referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "ELECTRICAL UTILITY", SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS TERM DOES NOT INCLUDE A PERSON, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, OR MUNICIPALITY FURNISHING ELECTRICITY ONLY TO HIMSELF OR ITSELF, THEIR RESIDENTS, EMPLOYEES, OR TENANTS OR TO ANY INDUSTRIAL FACILITY FOR ITS OWN USE, SO LONG AS ELECTRICITY FURNISHED TO THE INDUSTRIAL FACILITY IS GENERATED AT OR ADJACENT TO THE INDUSTRIAL FACILITY, WHEN THE CURRENT IS NOT RESOLD OR USED BY OTHERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The seventh paragraph of Section 58-27-10 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"The term `electrical utility' includes municipalities to the extent of their business, property, rates, transactions, and operations without the corporate limits of the municipality, persons and corporations, their lessees, assignees, trustees, receivers, or other successors in interest owning or operating in this State equipment or facilities for generating, transmitting, delivering, or furnishing electricity for street, railway, or other public uses or for the production of light, heat, or power to or for the public for compensation; but it shall not include an electric cooperative or a consolidated political subdivision and shall not include a person, corporation, limited liability company, or municipality furnishing electricity only to himself or itself, their residents, employees, or tenants or to any industrial facility for its own use, so long as electricity furnished to the industrial facility is generated at or adjacent to the industrial facility, when such current is not resold or used by others."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.