South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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H. 3524

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Hixon and Forrest
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15913zw21.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 239

Introduced in the House on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the Senate on April 7, 2021
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Private, for-profit pipeline companies

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/16/2020  House   Prefiled
  12/16/2020  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
   1/12/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 224)
   1/12/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 224)
   3/18/2021  House   Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 4)
    4/6/2021  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 52)
    4/6/2021  House   Roll call Yeas-112  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 52)
    4/7/2021  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 11)
    4/7/2021  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
    4/7/2021  Senate  Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (Senate Journal-page 5)

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12/16/2020
3/18/2021

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COMMITTEE REPORT

March 18, 2021

H. 3524

Introduced by Reps. Hixon and Forrest

S. Printed 3/18/21--H.

Read the first time January 12, 2021.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON

LABOR, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3524) to amend Act 205 of 2016, as amended, relating to the exemption of private, for-profit pipeline companies from certain rights, powers, etc., respectfully

REPORT:

That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:

WILLIAM E. SANDIFER III for Committee.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND ACT 205 OF 2016, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION OF PRIVATE, FOR-PROFIT PIPELINE COMPANIES FROM CERTAIN RIGHTS, POWERS, AND PRIVILEGES OF TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES THAT OTHERWISE ARE EXTENDED TO PIPELINE COMPANIES, SO AS TO EXTEND THE SUNSET PROVISION TO JUNE 30, 2022.

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

SECTION    1.    SECTION 2 of Act 205 of 2016, as last amended by Act 156 of 2018, is further amended to read:

"SECTION    2.    Unless the General Assembly amends Section 58-7-10 in any manner before the passing of three years after the effective date of this act or if the language of subsection (B) is reenacted or otherwise extended by the General Assembly, the provisions of subsection (B), as added by this act, are repealed November 30, 2020 June 30, 2022."

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

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