South Carolina General Assembly
122nd Session, 2017-2018

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R142, S955

STATUS INFORMATION

Joint Resolution
Sponsors: Senators Alexander, Hutto, Setzler, Rankin, Massey and Leatherman
Document Path: l:\s-res\tca\030psc .kmm.tca.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 31, 2018
Introduced in the House on February 15, 2018
Last Amended on February 28, 2018
Passed by the General Assembly on March 1, 2018
Governor's Action: March 12, 2018, Signed

Summary: Public Utilities Review Committee

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/31/2018  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
   1/31/2018  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 9)
    2/6/2018  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 10)
    2/7/2018          Scrivener's error corrected
    2/7/2018  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 39)
    2/7/2018  Senate  Roll call Ayes-42  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 39)
   2/14/2018  Senate  Read third time and sent to House 
                        (Senate Journal-page 10)
   2/15/2018  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 65)
   2/15/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 65)
   2/27/2018  House   Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 12)
   2/28/2018          Scrivener's error corrected
   2/28/2018  House   Amended (House Journal-page 13)
   2/28/2018  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 13)
   2/28/2018  House   Roll call Yeas-99  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14)
    3/1/2018  House   Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments 
                        (House Journal-page 28)
    3/1/2018  Senate  Concurred in House amendment and enrolled 
                        (Senate Journal-page 29)
    3/1/2018  Senate  Roll call Ayes-41  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 29)
    3/7/2018          Ratified R 142
   3/12/2018          Signed By Governor
   3/14/2018          Effective date 03/12/18

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/31/2018
2/6/2018
2/7/2018
2/27/2018
2/28/2018
2/28/2018-A

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NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R142, S955)

A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEE SHALL RESUME SCREENING CANDIDATES FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SEATS 2, 4, AND 6, SHALL ADVERTISE FOR THESE POSITIONS FOR AN ADDITIONAL TIME PERIOD BEGINNING NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 16, 2018, THROUGH MARCH 23, 2018, AND SHALL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM FEBRUARY 22, 2018, THROUGH NOON ON MARCH 26, 2018.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Screening and advertising resumed, new applications accepted

SECTION    1.    The Public Utilities Review Committee shall resume screening candidates for the Public Service Commission Seats 2, 4, and 6. The Public Utilities Review Committee previously fulfilled the notice requirements pursuant to Section 2-20-15 of the 1976 Code; however, the Public Utilities Review Committee is directed to advertise for these positions for an additional time period, to begin no later than Friday, February 16, 2018, through Friday, March 23, 2018. The Public Utilities Review Committee must accept applications from Thursday, February 22, 2018, through noon on Monday, March 26, 2018. These applications would be considered by the Public Utilities Review Committee in addition to the applications previously submitted.

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 7th day of March, 2018.

Approved the 12th day of March, 2018. -- T.

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