South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
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TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY ADDING SECTION 6-11-115 SO AS TO PERMIT A SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICT PROVIDING WATER SERVICE WITHIN A COUNTY OF THIS STATE THAT BORDERS AN ADJOINING STATE TO, BY MAJORITY VOTE OF ITS COMMISSIONERS, BECOME A MEMBER OF AND PARTICIPATE IN A JOINT AGENCY OR AUTHORITY ORGANIZED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE ADJOINING STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 6 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 6-11-115. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any special purpose district lawfully providing water service within a county of this State that borders an adjoining state may by majority vote of its commissioners become a member of and participate in the governance, operation, and financing of a joint agency or authority organized under the laws of such adjoining state and may take all such actions as may be necessary or convenient in furtherance thereof.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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