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Operation Empowered

Our Position: oppose
Bill Number: S.8
Sponsor: Senator Glenn McConnell - Charleston
Legislative Session: 09

Provides for a fund to be established in the Office of Regulatory Staff to be funded from donations, grants settlements and other sources. The Office of Regulatory Staff shall promulgate regulations to implement a program to provide assistance to low-income citizens to allow them to take energy efficiency and conservation measures with respect to their residences in this State. The regulations shall define income qualifications for the program. All persons whose household income is at or below the federal poverty level as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shall qualify. The regulations may allow additional persons to qualify up to a level of 200 percent of the federal poverty level.



Action Needed

Contact members of the Utility Subcommittee:

Se. Luke Rankin, Chair   http://www.scstatehouse.gov/members/bios/1511363455.html

Sen Paul Campbell         http://www.scstatehouse.gov/members/bios/0301136328.html

Sen Brad Hutto             http://www.scstatehouse.gov/members/bios/0912499891.html



McConnell, Glenn F. , Chm. Ford, Robert Martin, Larry A.
Rankin, Luke A. Hutto, C. Bradley Knotts, John M. "Jake" , Jr.
Malloy, Gerald Sheheen, Vincent A. Campsen, George E. "Chip" III
Cleary, Raymond E. III Lourie, Joel Williams, Kent M.
Campbell, Paul G. , Jr. Massey, A. Shane Bright, Lee
Coleman, Creighton B. Davis, Thomas C. "Tom" Martin, Shane R.
Mulvaney, J. Michael "Mick" Nicholson, Floyd Rose, Michael T.
Scott, John L. , Jr. Shoopman, Phillip W.



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