General Appropriations Bill H. 4600 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1996
SECTION 1. (A) The sources of general fund surplus revenues appropriated in this Part are as follows:
(1) $74,188,925 Fiscal Year 1995-96 BEA Estimated Surplus (2) 508,869 Lapse of Federal Retiree Refunds ----------- $74,697,794 Total
(B) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Revenue and Taxation shall remit to the general fund, before the close of fiscal year 1995-96, the amount of $508,869. This amount represents unexpended appropriations from the Federal Retiree Lawsuit Settlement Fund.
SECTION 2. From such fiscal year 1995-96 surplus general funds revenues as are available, the following sums are appropriated from the general fund of the state for the purposes stated:
(1) 1996 Property Tax Relief Fund $20,156,314 (2) Aid to Subdivisions Local Government Fund 4,830,314 (3) Department of Social Services Emotionally Disturbed Children Program 12,000,000 (4) Commission on Higher Education (a) EPSCOR 2,000,000 (b) SCAMP 600,000 (5) Department of Social Services Welfare Reform 2,000,000 (6) Department of Probation, Pardon & Parole Probation & Parole Agents 1,658,116 (7) Commission on Indigent Defense Administration 1,500 (8) Department of Health & Human Services (a) Medicaid FY 97 Growth in Eligibles 1,179,878 (b) Additional Medicaid Nursing Home Beds 2,142,000 (c) Additional Community Long Term Care Slots 1,589,100 (9) Department of Health & Environmental Control (a) Immunizations - Replacement of Federal Funds 3,800,212 (b) Rape Crisis Hold-Harmless 30,000 (c) Lancaster Rural Health Clinic 150,000 (10) Department of Disabilities & Special Needs Family Support Program 1,950,000 (11) Department of Corrections Open Kershaw Prison 5,146,000 (12) Department of Health & Environmental Control EQC Permit Process 1,000,000 (13) Commission on Higher Education Greenville Higher Ed Consortium Physical Therapy Program 300,000 (14) University of South Carolina Institute of Public Affairs 200,000 (15) Budget & Control Board - Div. of Executive Director (a) Public Education Equity Lawsuit 150,000 (b) State House Renovations 111,617 (16) Budget & Control Board - State Auditor Computer Upgrade 168,000 (17) Department of Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Services The Bridge Juvenile Treatment Program 400,000 (18) Department of Social Services Kellogg Initiative for Foster Care Improvements 678,000 (19) Human Affairs Commission Investigators 150,000 (20) Commission on Minority Affairs Equipment 12,000 (21) Governor's Office - Division on Aging Alzheimers Grants 50,000 (22) Judicial Department (a) Alternative Dispute Resolution 100,000 (b) Judges Equipment 96,400 (23) Sentencing Guidelines Commission Statistician Position & Other Operating 6,000 (24) Office of Appellate Defense Administration 72,959 (25) Commission on Higher Education SREB Fees and Contracts 39,150 (26) School for the Deaf & Blind (a) Rock Hill Outreach Service Center 44,000 (b) Training and Staff Development 128,150 (27) Department of Archives & History Video Tapes & Curriculum Development 34,000 (28) Attorney General Computer Upgrade 50,000 (29) State Department of Education Governor's School For Science & Math 25,625 (30) Adjutant General Buildings & Grounds 15,000 (31) Forestry Commission H. Cooper Black Jr. Field Trial Area 100,000 (32) Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing 50,800 (33) Commission for the Blind Roof Repairs 391,840 (34) Department of Natural Resources (a) Heritage Trust 200,000 (b) Dennis Wildlife Center 100,000 (35) Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Carolina Cup Racing Association - Permanent Improvement 50,000 (36) Department of Commerce Coordinating Council - Economic Development 10,740,819 Total Funds $74,697,794
SECTION 3. (A) Appropriations in Section 2 are in priority order beginning with item (1) and each separate appropriation item or subitem must be funded before the next appropriation item or subitem in order is paid.
(B) Unexpended funds appropriated pursuant to this Part may be carried forward to succeeding fiscal years and expended for the same purposes.
SECTION 4. Except where otherwise provided, this Part takes effect upon approval by the Governor, but no appropriation in Section 2 may be paid until the Comptroller General closes the state's books on fiscal year 1995- 96.