SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
1998-1999 Appropriations-Bill 4700
Part II

The following is a list of the documents containing sections of Part II of the Appropriation Bill, H. 4700, as reported by the Senate Finance Committee.

Section 1
Code Commissioner
Section 2
Coin-operated Machines or Devices, Extend the Seizure and Destruction Provisions Applicable to Games of Chance, Conform Existing Licensing Requirements for Coin-operated Machines; Tax Crimes and Penalties; the Offense of Gambling; Repeal the Retail License Requirement for a Location with Video Games with a Free Play Feature, the Exemption of Video Games with a Free Play Feature from the Gambling Offenses, and the Video Games Machines Act.
Section 3
South Carolina Performance and Accountability Standards for Schools (Pass) Act; Repeal Monitoring Implementation of the Education Improvement Program; Public School Assistance Fund; School Administrators; Corporal Punishment
Section 4
Full-day Five-year-old Kindergarten
Section 5
Rural Physician Program at the Medical University of South Carolina
Section 6
Funding for Certain Programs of the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Section 7
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Practice Plan
Section 8
South Carolina Tuition Grant Funds; Interest Accruing on Undisbursed Tuition Grant Funds
Section 9
Governing Boards of State-supported Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools May Lend Their Endowment Funds and Auxiliary Enterprise Funds to Separately Chartered Not-for-profit Legal Entities
Section 10
Borrowing by Area Commissions of Technical Colleges and the Manner in Which These Area Commissions Are Authorized to Dispose of Surplus Real Property; Sales and Disposal of Real Property by State-supported Institutions of Higher Learning
Section 11
Office of General Services of the State Budget and Control Board Shall Prepare an Annual Report of All Real Property Sales, Purchases, Exchanges, Disposals, Acquisitions, and Other Transfers of One Hundred Thousand Dollars or More That Are Submitted by Governmental Bodies To, and Approved By, the State Budget and Control Board
Section 12
South Carolina Federal and Other Funds Oversight Act
Section 13
Legislative Incentives for Future Excellence (Life) Scholarships
Section 14
The Budget and Control Board, in Conjunction with the Department of Education, Shall Transfer All Federal Funds Associated with Agricultural Education at the Department of Education to Clemson - Psa (Public Service Activities) No Later than July Fifteenth of Each Fiscal Year and to Provide for the Manner in Which These Funds Are Required to Be Used
Section 15
Revenue in Connection with Fish, Game, and Watercraft
Section 16
State Employee Payroll Deductions of Charitable Contributions
Section 17
Funds from Fees and Litigation Settlement Allowed to Be Retained by the Attorney General for Operation of the Securities Division
Section 18
Accounting of the Attorney General to the State Treasurer
Section 19
Matters Exempt from Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act
Section 20
Funding for Certain Educational Programs of Palmetto Unified School District 1 of the South Carolina Department of Corrections
Section 21
Biennial Registration Periods for Motor Vehicles
Section 22
New Motor Vehicle License Plates Required to Be Issued at Least Every Ten Years
Section 23
Distribution and Use of "C" Fund Gasoline Tax Revenues
Section 24
Workers' Compensation and the Designated Average Weekly Wage for Certain Categories of Employees
Section 25
To Provide for the State Accident Fund to Remit to the General Fund Certain Interest Earned or Accruing on Monies in the State Accident Fund and to Distribute to Local Agencies Certain Other Interest
Section 26
Construction and Maintenance of Grade Crossings
Section 27
Credited National Guard Service for Purposes of the South Carolina Retirement System, the Retirement System for Members of the General Assembly, and the Police Officers Retirement System
Section 28
Extending Eligibility for Optional Retirement Program for Faculty and Administration of Publicly-supported Four-year and Postgraduate Institutions of Higher Education to Faculty and Administration of Technical Colleges
Section 29
Trust Fund for Tax Relief; State Property Tax Relief Fund; Reimbursement to Local Political Subdivisions for Homestead Exemptions; Repeal Section 6-27-45, Relating to Homestead Exemption Reimbursement
Section 30
Circumstances Where Gasoline May Be Purchased by State Agencies from Retail Fuel Outlets and State-owned Facilities
Section 31
Equipment Installed on a Firefighting Vehicle Is Included with the Vehicle for Purposes of Calculating the Maximum Sales Tax Due
Section 32
Manner of Waiving Age Restrictions for Attendance in Public Schools
Section 33
Eligibility for Appointment of Judge Advocates and Legal Officers by the Adjutant General
Section 34
No Tax or Fee May Be Imposed by the State Athletic Commission or a County Athletic Commission on the Gross Receipts Received by Reason of the Lease or Sale of Television, Motion Picture, or Radio Rights in Connection with Any Boxing, Wrestling, Kick Boxing, Full Contact Karate, or Sparring Exhibition or Performance in this State
Section 35
Repeal Chapters 19, 20, and 22 of Title 1, Relating to the Establishment of the State Reorganization Commission, Review of State Agencies and Boards, and the Compliance Review Act of 1988
Section 36
Establish in the State Treasury the State Institution Bonds and State Highway Bonds Debt Service Fund
Section 37
To Provide How the Moratorium on State Corporate Income Tax for a Corporation That Is a "Qualifying Business" under the Enterprise Zone Act of 1995 Applies, and to Repeal this Moratorium Provision Effective July 1, 2003
Section 38
No State Correctional Institution or Local Government May Expend State Funds for Cable Television, Satellite Television, or Any Similar Multi-channel Television for Inmate Viewing
Section 39
Transfer of Fines to the Department of Public Safety for the Purpose of Hiring and Training Troopers, and Purchasing Equipment and Patrol Vehicles for the Department
Section 40
Federal Medicaid Funds Shall Be a Separate Line Item in Forecasts of Economic Conditions by the Board of Economic Advisors
Section 41
License Tax on Hospitals; Medicaid Expansion Fund
Section 42
Fees for Service under the Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Act
Section 43
Funds Recovered for Losses or Damages to Natural Resources must Be Deposited in the Mitigation Trust Fund of South Carolina and Used First for Restoration in the Affected Areas and Then Generally for Such Restoration
Section 44
Legislative Council Shall Distribute Nine Sets of the 1976 Code to the Administrative Law Judge Division; the Code Commissioner Shall Include the Additional Distribution in the Reprinting of Section 2-13-240 of the 1976 Code for the 1998 Cumulative Supplement; the Code Commissioner Is Authorized to Reprint the Distribution List in Tabular Form
Section 45
Relating to Sanctions and Enforcement Procedures for Violations of Medicaid Program Requirements, and Specifically to Sanctions Against Nursing Homes, and the Authority of the Department of Health and Environmental Control to Promulgate Regulations
Section 46
To Establish Minimum Patient-Staff Ratios for Staff Providing Nursing Care in Nursing Homes and Making Those Minimum Staffing Ratios a Condition of Licensure
Section 47
To Create the County Grants Fund Program for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives; to Provide for the Administration and Distribution of Monies Appropriated to the Grants Fund; and to Require Regular Evaluations of Projects Receiving Monies from the Grants Fund
Section 48
To Extend the Exemptions to the Prohibition on Driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle Without a Valid Commercial Drivers License; to Allow County Boards of Education to Permit the Use of School Buses for Official Functions of the National Guard and Permit the Operation of Buses by the National Guard in Connection with its Official Functions
Section 49
To Limit the State Income Tax Investment Credit Allowed for Qualified Economic Impact Zone Investments in One Taxable Year to No More than Fifty Percent of a Taxpayer's Income Tax Liability for That Year, and Provide That Investments Made after December 31, 2000, Are Ineligible for this Credit
Section 50
To Establish the Joint Legislative Committee on Tax and Revenue Policy and Provide for its Membership, Powers, and Duties; and to Repeal Chapter 41 of Title 2 Relating to the Tax Study Commission
Section 51
To Include Administrative Law Judges in the Retirement System for Judges and Solicitors
Section 52
To Revise the Maximum Manufacturer's Depreciation Percentage Allowed in Property Tax Year 1998 for Purposes of Ad Valorem Tax on Personal Property
Section 53
To Permit the Employment Security Commission to Provide to the South Carolina State Education Assistance Authority or its Contractual Agent with Information from its Records for Purposes of the Collection of Defaulted Student Loans
Section 54
To Provide for Garnishment of the Wages of an Individual Who Defaults on a Student Loan Agreement with the South Carolina Student Loan Corporation or the State Education Assistance Authority
Section 55
To Include the South Carolina Student Loan Corporation Within the Definition of a "Claimant Agency"for Purposes of the Setoff Debt Collection Act, Which Allows the Department of Revenue to Set off Tax Refunds Against Certain Debts or Delinquent Accounts; and to Revise the Manner in Which the Notice to Debtors by a Claimant Agency of Intent to Seek a Setoff of a Refund must Be Provided
Section 56
To Increase the Maximum Amount of Outstanding State Institution Bonds
Section 57
Interstate Highway System; Speed Limits; Alteration of Speed Limits by Local Authorities; Work Zones; Signs; Speeding; Penalties; Safety Belts and Child Restraint Systems; Exceptions; Motor Vehicle Record; Criminal Record; Negligence
Section 58
State Capital Improvement Bonds; Additional Projects




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