2010 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous - Local
Sponsored By:
Senator Colburn
Dorchester County - Electric Transmission Privilege Tax


Authorizing the County Council of Dorchester County to impose a tax on the privilege of engaging in the transmission of electricity in the county using specified long distance, extra-high voltage electric transmission lines; providing that the tax is the product of multiplying the miles of specified electric transmission lines and a base rate and the voltage carrying capacity of specified electric transmission lines; authorizing the county council to set the base rate; providing for the use of the proceeds of the tax; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 2/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/2 at 1:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
County Councils
Dorchester County
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
High Voltage Lines
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 24 Political Subdivisions - Miscellaneous Provisions
( 9-1601 , 9-1602 , 9-1603 , 9-1604 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Budget and Taxation