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A298, R291, H5367
Sponsors: Reps. Loftis, Bannister, Burns, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Robinson-Simpson, Chumley, Dillard, Henderson, Nanney and G.R. Smith
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Introduced in the House on May 18, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on May 24, 2016
Last Amended on May 31, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on June 1, 2016
Governor's Action: June 5, 2016, Signed
Summary: Renewable water resources
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/18/2016 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (House Journal-page 60) 5/19/2016 House Read second time (House Journal-page 18) 5/19/2016 House Roll call Yeas-82 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 18) 5/19/2016 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 19) 5/20/2016 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1) 5/24/2016 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/24/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/31/2016 Senate Recalled from Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources 5/31/2016 Senate Amended 5/31/2016 Senate Read second time 5/31/2016 Senate Recalled from Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 4) 5/31/2016 Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 4) 5/31/2016 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 4) 6/1/2016 Scrivener's error corrected 6/1/2016 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 35) 6/1/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 35) 6/1/2016 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 139) 6/1/2016 House Roll call Yeas-88 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 139) 6/2/2016 Ratified R 291 6/5/2016 Signed By Governor 6/10/2016 Effective date 06/05/16 7/14/2016 Act No. 298
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(A298, R291, H5367)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 745 OF 1967, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES (REWA), FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE WESTERN CAROLINA REGIONAL SEWER AUTHORITY, SO AS TO ADD THE "NORTHERN GREENVILLE" AREA OF GREENVILLE COUNTY TO REWA'S SERVICE TERRITORY, TO EXPRESS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTENT TO DESIGNATE A MAP AS THE DOCUMENT OF RECORD ON WHICH REWA'S AMENDED BOUNDARY LINES ARE DELINEATED, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL ENTITY LOCATED WITHIN THE "NORTHERN GREENVILLE" EXTENDED TERRITORY IS REQUIRED TO TAP INTO THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY REWA UNLESS THE ENTITY DOES SO VOLUNTARILY OR HAS NO OTHER DHEC-APPROVED METHOD FOR DISPOSAL.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Renewable Water Resources expanded service territory
SECTION 1. Act 745 of 1967, as last amended by Act 195 of 1999, is further amended by adding:
"Section 2.7. Notwithstanding another provision of law, the boundary lines that define the service territory of the Renewable Water Resources are hereby expanded so as to include an area labeled the 'Northern Greenville' area of Greenville County, which is shown on a map filed with the Renewable Water Resources Commission as provided and maintained by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office and designated as document 'ReWa Service Area - 2016A'. The General Assembly intends for this document to serve as the document of record delineating the service territory of the Renewable Water Resources. No residential or commercial entity in the 'Northern Greenville' extended territory is required to tap into the services provided by the Renewable Water Resources unless the residential or commercial entity voluntarily seeks such access or has no other DHEC-approved method for disposal."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 2nd day of June, 2016.
Approved the 5th day of June, 2016.
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