Current Status Bill Number:
4701Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980225Primary Sponsor: Ways and Means Committee HWM 30All Sponsors: Ways and Means CommitteeDrafted Document Number: jic\5282htc.98Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFDate of Last Amendment: 19980305Subject: Supplemental Appropriations, Acts Cited By Popular Name, Downtown Redevelopment Program, Commerce
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19980311 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee House 19980310 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19980305 Amended, read second time House 19980302 Set for Special Order immediately after second reading of H.4702 House 19980302 Debate adjourned House 19980225 Introduced, read first timeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
March 5, 1998
S. Printed 3/5/98--H.
Read the first time February 25, 1998.
TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS OF SURPLUS GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 13-1-1770 SO AS TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE ADVISORY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE A DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVITALIZING AND ENHANCING THE VIABILITY OF DOWNTOWN AREAS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT, COUNTY GOVERNMENT, AND PRIVATE INVESTORS AND TO PROVIDE MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR AWARDING THIS GRANT.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The following sums are appropriated from the general fund of the State to supplement appropriations made for the expenses of state government in the annual general appropriations act for fiscal year 1998-99 to the extent that unobligated surplus revenues are available:
(1) State Dept. of Education:
Instructional Materials (Textbooks)1,000,000
(2) Technology - Telecommunication Lines5,000,000
(3) Tax Relief Trust Fund - Property Tax9,465,420
(4) Commission on Higher Education:
SC Alliance for Minority
(5) SC State - Business School Accreditation500,000
(6) Clemson Center for Adv. Engineering
Fibers and Films650,000
(7) Local Government Fund
(Maintain FY 97-98 Funding Level)21,812,494
(8) Local Government Fund (Growth)10,904,625
(9) Statewide Performance Audit200,000
(10) Department of Health and Human Services:
(a) Medicaid Population Growth2,778,770
(b) Medicaid Product Growth3,000,000
(11) Department of Mental Health:
Medications Research Project500,000
(12) Department of Alcohol and Other
Drug Abuse Services:
(13) Department of Social Services:
Emotionally Disturbed Children5,500,000
(14) Clemson PSA - Meat Inspection150,000
(15) Midlands Technical College:
Motorcycle Rider Safety Program100,000
(15.1) Of the funds appropriated to the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education - Midlands Technical College, $100,000 must be used for the motorcycle safety program.
(16) South Carolina Law Enforcement Division:
(DNA Database\Lab Equipment)208,966
(17) Office of Appellate Defense:
Administration (Operating Expenses)340,000
(18) Department of Corrections:
(a) Maintenance (Facilities and
Security Systems) 363,718
(b) Medical Contracts Inflation780,000
(19) Department of Commerce:
Advisory Coordinating Council for
Spartanburg Renaissance Project-
(19.1) Of funds appropriated to the Department of Commerce for the Renaissance Project, the funds must be matched 2:1 with additional funds or in-kind contributions by the community or other entity equal to the amount of funds in the appropriation.
(20) Comptroller General:
Computer Software to Test
Year 2000 Completion35,000
(21) State Ethics Commission:
Equipment for Investigator2,050
(22) S.C. State Library:
Lake City Public Library 7,000
(23) Budget and Control Board:
Capital Improvement Bonds
(24) Dept. of Archives & History:
Total Supplemental Appropriations66,201,043
SECTION 2. (A) Article 11, Chapter 1, Title 13 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 13-1-1770. The Advisory Coordinating Council for Economic Development shall establish the 'Downtown Redevelopment Program' for the purpose of making grants for revitalizing and enhancing the viability of downtown areas through partnerships of municipal government, county government, and private investors.
The council shall establish the program guidelines, regulations, and criteria by which grants must be evaluated and awarded including, but not limited to:
(1) a nonstate match requirement of at least one hundred fifty percent of state grant funds; and
(2) completing an economic impact before an award is made."
(B) This section takes effect July 1, 1998.
SECTION 3. The appropriations in Section 1 of this act are listed in priority order beginning with item (1) and each separate appropriation item or subitem must be fully funded before the next item or subitem in order is paid. Unexpended funds appropriated pursuant to this act may be carried forward to succeeding fiscal years and expended for the same purposes.
SECTION 4. Except as otherwise stated, this act takes effect upon approval by the Governor, but no appropriation in Section 1 may be paid until thirty days after the Comptroller General closes the State's books on fiscal year 1997-98.