Current Status Bill Number:
751Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950418Primary Sponsor: LeventisAll Sponsors: LeventisDrafted Document Number: jic\5778ac.95Companion Bill Number: 4085Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Education Committee 04 SEDSubject: Energy conservation measure
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950418 Introduced, read first time, 04 SED referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND SECTION 48-52-670, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACTS, SO AS TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROCEDURES IN ORDER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT; AND TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURE".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 48-52-670(A) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 449 of 1992, is amended to read:
"(A) A governmental unit may enter into guaranteed energy savings contracts for a duration of more than one year with vendors of guaranteed energy savings programs. A public school district may not enter into a guaranteed energy contract unless the Office of District Facilities Management of the Department of Education has provided written certification that the vendor of guaranteed energy savings programs was selected in accordance with procurement procedures approved by the director of the Office of District Facilities Management. No funds disclaimer clause as provided for in Section 11-35-2030 is required in these contracts. Repayment may be made from savings on the agency utility budget."
SECTION 2. That portion of Section 48-52-670(E) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 449 of 1992, before the enumerated items, is amended to read:
"(E) For purposes of this section `energy conservation measure' means a training program or facility alteration designed to reduce energy consumption or operating energy costs, including, but not limited to:"
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.