South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

Bill 198

Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

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A bill

to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by amending Section 5-31-1520, relating to 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 S.C. 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. 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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