View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 705 Reps. GAMBRELL, SANDIFER and BATTLE propose the following Amendment No. 1 to S. 705 (COUNCIL\AGM\19105AB11):

Reference is to Printer's Date 5/5/11-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 58-36-20(12), as contained in SECTION 1, page 3, lines 5-9, by deleting subsection (12) in its entirety and inserting:

/      (12)      'Facility' means any underground line, underground system, or underground infrastructure used for producing, storing, conveying, transmitting, or distributing communication, electricity, gas, petroleum, petroleum products, hazardous liquids, water, steam, or sewerage. Provided there is no encroachment on any operator's right-of-way, easement, or permitted use and for purposes of this act, the following are not considered as an underground 'facility': petroleum storage systems subject to regulation pursuant to Chapter 2, Title 44; septic tanks as regulated by Chapter 55, Title 44; swimming pools and irrigation systems. For purposes of this act, and provided there is no encroachment on any operator's right-of-way, easement, or permitted use, liquefied petroleum gas 'systems' as defined in Section 40-82-20(8) do not constitute an underground 'facility' unless such a system is subject to Title 49 C.F.R., Part 192. /

Amend the bill further, Section 58-36-20(17), as contained in SECTION 1, page 3, lines 21-27, by deleting the subsection in its entirety and inserting:

/      (17)      'Operator' means any person, public utility, communications and cable service provider, municipality, electrical utility, electric and telephone cooperatives, and the South Carolina Public Service Authority as defined in Titles 5, 6, 33, and 58 of the South Carolina Code of Laws who owns or operates a facility for commercial purposes in the State of South Carolina. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.