South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Reps. Clyburn and Henegan
Document Path: LC-0098VR23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 182)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 182)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by enacting the "Safe Water Act"; by adding Section 44-55-125 so as to REQUIRE A PRIVATE OR PUBLIC UTILITY OR MUNICIPALITY OPERATING A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO PROVIDE THE WATER PURIFICATION LEVELS FOR THE WATER PROVIDED BY THE UTILITY OR MUNICIPALITY AND THE MINIMUM WATER QUALITY STANDARDS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. This act may be cited as the "Safe Water Act".
SECTION 2. Article 1, Chapter 55, Title 44 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 44-55-125. A private or public utility or municipality operating a public water system must provide the water purification levels for the water provided by the utility or municipality during a previous billing cycle in comparison with the minimum state water quality standards under the Safe Drinking Water Act on the customer's water bill.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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