View Amendment Current Amendment: 3066R077.HKL.docx to Bill 3066     Senator LEATHERMAN proposed the following amendment (3066R077.HKL):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 3, by striking lines 3 - 7 and lines 9 - 10.

    Amend the bill further, as and if amended, page 4, by striking line 41 and inserting:

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    ( )     Effective January 1, 2013, the Division of State Information Technology including the Data Center, Telecommunications and Information Technology Services, and South Carolina Enterprise Information System, but not including support of the Joint Strategic Technology Committee, the Materials Management Office, and the Office of State Engineer are transferred to and incorporated into the Procurement Oversight Board from the Budget and Control Board.                     /

    Amend the bill further, as and if amended, page 9, by striking lines 1 -4 and lines 13 and 14.

    Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 102, line 17 by inserting:
SECTION     ___.     A.     Section 11-35-310(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "(2)     "Board" means Budget and Control Board the Procurement Oversight Board established in Section 11-35-315."

B.     SECTION     ____.     Subarticle 5, Article 1, Chapter 35, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
    "Section 11-35-310.     (A)     There is hereby established the Procurement Oversight Board to be comprised of five members appointed to four-year terms with one member each appointed by the Governor, the Comptroller General, the State Treasurer, the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. A board member may only be removed by his appointing official for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetency, absenteeism, conflicts of interest, misconduct, persistent neglect of duty in office, or incapacity and the removal must: (1) be done in writing stating the specific reasons for the member's removal, (2) contain the concurring signatures of at least two of the other appointing authorities; and (3) be published in a conspicuous location on the Department of Administration's internet website. The board shall elect one member to serve as chairman and must meet at least quarterly to carry out the duties and responsibilities provided by this chapter. The members of the board may receive the usual rate for mileage, subsistence, and per diem as provided by law for members of state boards, committees, and commissions and may be reimbursed for actual expenses in connection with and as a result of their membership and service on the board.
    (B)     A board member or his immediate family must not have an economic interest that would cause the member to recuse himself from participating in the deliberations or voting on any matter before the board pursuant to Section 8-13-700.

C.     Upon the effective date of the creation of the Procurement Oversight Board, all offices established by Chapter 35 of Title 11 and corresponding staff and equipment are transferred to the Procurement Oversight Board. The Department of Administration, at its own expense, must provide appropriate office space, building, and facility service including janitorial, utility and telephone services, computer and technology services, and related supplies to the board and the transferred offices pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding executed by the Director of the Department of Administration and the Chairmen of the Procurement Oversight Board.             /
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.