South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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S. 947

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Harpootlian
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15656zw20.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 4809

Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2020
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/11/2019  Senate  Prefiled
  12/11/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary
   1/14/2020  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 51)
   1/14/2020  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 51)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/11/2019

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 58-3-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF A FORMER PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER FROM BEING EMPLOYED OR RETAINED FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR FOLLOWING HIS SERVICE AS A COMMISSIONER, SO AS TO EXTEND THAT PROHIBITION TO A FOUR-YEAR PERIOD.

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 may not be employed or retained by a public utility for a period of at least one year four 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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