SDLRC - 2020 House Bill 1180 - SD Legislature require certain infrastructure standards in certain annexed areas.
An Act to require certain infrastructure standards
in certain annexed areas.
by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:
49-34A-55.1. Minimum electric infrastructure standards--Newly
a municipality that owns and operates its own electric utility
annexes an area that is or will be served by an electric utility
other than the municipal-owned utility, the governing body of the
municipality may require minimum electric infrastructure standards
for the annexed area. The electric utility has twenty-four months
from the time the governing body determines the standards to come
into compliance. The minimum electric infrastructure standards may
not be more stringent than the infrastructure standards of the
municipal-owned electric utility. Infrastructure standards include
both design and installation requirements, that must be approved by
the municipal-owned electric utility before construction.
Infrastructure standards may include aesthetics, capacity, and
Catchlines are not law.
(§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores
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