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H*3161 (Rat #0282, Act #0184 of 1989) General Bill, By J.V. Gregory, J. Brown, Fair, Kirsh, R.N. McLellan, P.E. Short and Wilkins
    A Bill to reauthorize the existence of the Public Service Commission for six years; to amend Sections 58-3-100, 58-5-240, 58-9-540, 58-21-10, 58-23-20, 58-23-330, as amended, 58-23-1010, and 58-27-870, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the Public Service Commission, so as to provide that the expenses of the Public Service Commission must be paid from license fees and taxes paid by entities over which it has jurisdiction according to assessments of the Tax Commission, to require the Commission to document its determination of fair rate of return and to specify an allowable operating margin in water and wastewater rate orders, to provide that the Commission may not fix or approve the rates, fares, or charges for interurban railways or buses, but the Commission's jurisdiction to regulate street railway service is not affected, to provide that buses of regulated utilities are not exempt from Commission regulation but that motor vehicles of motor carriers used incidental to the carrier's business are not subject to Commission regulation, to provide that certificates of motor carriers or amendments to them must be approved according to criteria established by the Commission, and to provide that reasons for restrictions on certificates or amendments must be justified by the Commission in writing; and to repeal Section 58-23-1510 and Article 19, Chapter 9 of Title 58 relating to buses and taxis in cities of thirty thousand to fifty thousand population and telegraph and express companies.-amended title
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01/12/89House Introduced and read first time HJ-7
01/12/89House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-7
02/08/89House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-5
02/16/89House Amended HJ-41
02/16/89House Read second time HJ-44
02/16/89House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-44
02/17/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
02/21/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
02/21/89Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-8
03/08/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-9
03/16/89Senate Amended SJ-12
03/16/89Senate Read second time SJ-13
03/16/89Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-13
03/28/89Senate Amended SJ-14
03/28/89Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-16
03/29/89Senate Recalled from House SJ-6
03/29/89House Returned HJ-81
03/30/89Senate Reconsidered SJ-12
03/30/89Senate Amended SJ-12
03/30/89Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-12
04/19/89House Debate adjourned HJ-34
05/10/89House Senate amendment amended HJ-61
05/10/89House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-65
05/12/89Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-4
05/16/89House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Gregory, J. Rogers & Nettles HJ-19
05/16/89Senate Conference committee appointed Sens. Long, Lee, and Fielding SJ-50
05/30/89Senate Conference report received SJ-140
05/30/89Senate Debate interrupted SJ-140
05/31/89House Conference report received and adopted HJ-39
05/31/89Senate Conference report adopted SJ-66
05/31/89Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-66
06/02/89 Ratified R 282
06/08/89 Signed By Governor
06/08/89 Effective date 06/08/89
06/08/89 Act No. 184
06/19/89 Copies available

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