South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 3158


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Sponsors: Rep. Rutherford
Document Path: LC-0010HA23.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Summary: Cable Service Providers Refund for Service Interruptions


Date Body Action Description with journal page number
12/8/2022 House Prefiled
12/8/2022 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
1/10/2023 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 80)
1/10/2023 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 80)

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A bill

to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 58-12-15 so as to REQUIRE A CABLE SERVICE PROVIDER TO ISSUE REFUNDS TO CUSTOMERS DUE TO AN INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE.

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

SECTION 1.   Article 1, Chapter 12, Title 58 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

   Section 58-12-15.   Notwithstanding another provision of law, cable service providers must issue a pro rata refund to customers due to an interruption in cable service within fourteen days of the interruption in service. Noncompliance with this section results in a fine to the cable service provider in the amount of ten thousand dollars per day.

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


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