Jason Elliott

R – District 22
Greenville County
Capitol Phone: 803.212.6877
Home Phone: 864.235.5308
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 kill Judicial Reform

A bill that would have slightly reformed the process to nominate and elect judges was sent back to committee (or recommitted) because amendments that would have truly reformed the process were about to be discussed. House members did not want to be on the record as voting against these amendments so instead the bill was recommitted, effectively killing it for the year. It is unfortunate that Representative’s were so adverse