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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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