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Sponsors: Reps. Toole, Magnuson, Jones and Hill
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Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
Summary: Electric services
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/18/2018 House Prefiled 12/18/2018 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 1/8/2019 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 204) 1/8/2019 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 204) 5/2/2019 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones 5/9/2019 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 58-27-660, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE FURNISHING OF ELECTRIC SERVICE IN AREAS SERVED BY ANOTHER SUPPLIER, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW, AN ELECTRIC SUPPLIER MAY FURNISH ELECTRIC SERVICE TO ANY BUSINESS, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, PROPRIETORSHIP, FIRM, ENTERPRISE, FRANCHISE, ORGANIZATION, OR SELF-EMPLOYED INDIVIDUAL AT A BUSINESS LOCATION THAT IS PROPERLY IDENTIFIED ON A CURRENT BUSINESS LICENSE AND IS BEING SERVED BY ANOTHER ELECTRIC SUPPLIER, OR ANOTHER ELECTRIC SUPPLIER HAS THE RIGHT TO FURNISH ELECTRIC SERVICE TO THAT LOCATION PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE 58.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 58-27-660(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
Any An electric supplier may furnish electric service to any consumer who desires service from such the electric supplier at any a premises being served by another electric supplier, or at premises which that another electric supplier has the right to serve pursuant to other provisions of this article, upon agreement of the affected electric suppliers.
(b) Notwithstanding another provision of law, an electric supplier may furnish electric service to any business, corporation, partnership, proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, organization, or self-employed individual at a business location that is:
(i) properly identified on a current business license; and
(ii) is being served by another electric supplier, or another electric supplier has the right to furnish electric service to that location pursuant to the provisions of this title.
(c) For purposes of this subitem, an agreement between the affected electric suppliers is unnecessary."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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