Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2231

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Water; create MS Public Water Systems Management Review Council under Public Service Commission.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/14/00(S)Referred To Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
203/07/00(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

Senate Committee:

Principal Author: Dearing

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 77-3-21.1, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ESTABLISH THE MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT REVIEW COUNCIL AND ESTABLISH ITS DUTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL; TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL STAFF SUPPORT; TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 77-3-21.2, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE SUBSCRIBERS OF A COMMUNITY PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO PETITION THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION FOR A MANAGEMENT REVIEW, FINANCIAL AUDIT OR OTHER ASSESSMENT OF THAT SYSTEM; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PETITION PROCESS; TO SPECIFY THE PERCENTAGE OF SUBSCRIBERS NECESSARY FOR A VALID PETITION; TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO NOTIFY THE OWNER OR PRESIDENT OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A COMMUNITY PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM PRIOR TO TAKING CERTAIN ACTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE THE OWNER OR PRESIDENT OF THE GOVERNING BOARD TO REQUEST A HEARING; TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO SUBMIT CERTAIN DOCUMENTS TO THE MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT REVIEW COUNCIL FOR REVIEW AND TO REQUIRE THE COUNCIL TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BASED ON ITS REVIEW OF THOSE DOCUMENTS; TO AUTHORIZE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ENTER AN ORDER REQUIRING CERTAIN ACTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPEAL AND ENFORCEMENT OF THAT ORDER; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:36.



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