A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 58-12-15 SO AS TO REQUIRE A CABLE SERVICE PROVIDER TO ISSUE REFUNDS TO CUSTOMERS DUE TO AN INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION     1.     Article 1, Chapter 12, Title 58 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 58-12-15.     Notwithstanding another provision of law, cable service providers must issue a pro rata refund to customers due to an interruption in cable service within fourteen days of the interruption in service. Noncompliance with this section results in a fine to the cable service provider in the amount of ten thousand dollars per day."

SECTION     2.     This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

----XX----

This web page was last updated on May 4, 2021 at 4:22 PM