South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4776

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Tallon, Allison, Hyde, Taylor, Brawley and McCravy
Document Path: l:\council\bills\agm\19656wab20.docx

Introduced in the House on January 14, 2020
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Summary: Public Service Commission Members

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/11/2019  House   Prefiled
  12/11/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
   1/14/2020  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 101)
   1/14/2020  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 101)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/11/2019

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

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON FORMER PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION MEMBERS BEING EMPLOYED BY PUBLIC UTILITIES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE RESTRICTION PERIOD FROM ONE YEAR TO THREE YEARS.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 58-3-280 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "Section 58-3-280.    A commissioner must not be employed or retained by a public utility for a period of at least one year three years following his service as a commissioner. A person who violates this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than five thousand dollars or be imprisoned for not more than one year, or both."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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