2011 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous - Local Prior Year Introduction As: SB 193/10 - B&T Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1204
Sponsored By:
Senator Colburn (By Request - Dorchester County Council)
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 net 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 Senate Rules
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Dorchester County Council

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
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
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: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered