South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3372

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General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Clyburn, Hosey, S. Williams and Cobb-Hunter
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11117cz19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Summary: Safe Water

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  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 213)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 213)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SAFE WATER ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 44-55-130 SO AS TO REQUIRE A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC UTILITY OR MUNICIPALITY OPERATING A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO PROVIDE THE AVERAGE WATER PURIFICATION LEVELS ON THE CUSTOMER'S WATER BILL.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    This act must be known and may be cited as the "Safe Water Act".

SECTION    2.    Article 1, Chapter 55, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 44-55-130.    A private or public utility or municipality operating a public water system must provide the average water purification levels on the customer's water bill. The utility or municipality may:

(1)    include the report on the bill; or

(2)    publish the information in a conspicuous place on the utility's or municipality's website and publish the website link on the monthly bill."

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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