Garry Smith

R – District 27
Greenville County
Capitol Phone: 803.734.3141
Home Phone: 864-963-0337
Business Phone: TBD
Email: [email protected]
Capitol Email: [email protected]


House vote to repeal the Base Load Review Act

  87 state representatives voted to table a clean repeal of the Base Load Review Act. This amendment would have prevented a similar debacle from happening in the future. The Base Load Review Act, passed in 2007, allowed utilities to charge customers billions for two now failed reactors. Now, 10 years later, energy consumers have seen their rates skyrocket and both SCE&G and Santee Cooper have pulled out of the project.

House vote to pass Base Load Review

The act that allowed utilities to charge customers for two now failed reactors in Jenkinsville, SC was passed in 2007. This legislation, the Base Load Review Act, passed both chambers  with overwhelming support in less than 3 months with no regard to how this bill would impact South Carolinians. Now, 10 years later, energy consumers have seen their rates skyrocket and both SCE&G and Santee Cooper have pulled out of