Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1210Primary Sponsor: RybergCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Public Service Commision commissionersResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: BBM/10951JM.94Introduced Date: 19940223Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940223Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Ryberg Richter Gregory Mescher McConnell Macaulay Rose Leventis Giese Thomas Stilwell Waldrep Wilson Cork Elliott CoursonType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1210 Senate 19940223 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND ELECTION OF COMMISSIONERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL ELECT COMMISSIONERS BASED UPON THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS ESTABLISHED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PURSUANT TO THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1990, RATHER THAN THE CENSUS OF 1980.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 58-3-20 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Section 1549 of Act 181 of 1993, is further amended to read:
"Section 58-3-20. The Public Service Commission shall be composed of seven members to be elected by the General Assembly in the manner prescribed by this chapter for terms of four years and until their successors are elected and qualify.
The General Assembly shall provide for the election of the seven member commission and elect members thereto based upon the congressional districts established by the General Assembly pursuant to the official United States Census of 1980 1990. If the number of congressional districts is less than seven, additional members shall be elected at large to provide for a seven member commission."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.