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TO AMEND SECTION 5-31-1520, RELATING TO THE EXTENSION OF WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS BY A MUNICIPALITY, SO AS TO PROHIBIT EXTENSIONS CONDITIONED ON ANNEXATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 5-31-1520 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 5-31-1520. Any city or town may extend its system to any property beyond the city limits provided that both the water and sewer systems are extended to such property. Provided, however, a city or town may not condition the extension of its system on annexation of the property owner's property, and may not prohibit a property owner from undertaking repairs to existing wells and septic systems if the property owner declines the extended system."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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