Current Status Bill Number:
1363Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960416Primary Sponsor: RybergAll Sponsors: RybergDrafted Document Number: res9990.wgrResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Aiken County Delegation 87 SLDSubject: City of Aiken, water, sewer services; annexation opposing
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960523 Committed to Aiken County Delegation 87 SLD Senate 19960416 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 16, 1996
L. Printed 4/16/96--S.
Read the first time April 16, 1996.
TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN THE CITY OF AIKEN ACQUIRES AN EXISTING WATERWORKS OR SEWER FACILITY, IT MAY NOT REQUIRE AN EXISTING CUSTOMER OF THE FACILITY OR A POTENTIAL CUSTOMER WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA OF THE FACILITY TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WHICH PROHIBITS OPPOSITION TO ANNEXATION OF THE CUSTOMER'S PROPERTY AS A CONDITION OF CONTINUED RECEIPT OF SERVICES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when the City of Aiken acquires an existing waterworks or sewer facility, it may not require an existing customer of such facility or a potential customer in the service area intended to be served by the facility to execute a contract which prohibits opposition to annexation of the customer's property as a condition of continued receipt of water or sewer services.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.