South Carolina General Assembly
113th Session, 1999-2000

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Bill 3697

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June 22, 1999

H. 3697

Introduced by Ways and Means Committee

S. Printed 4/22/99--S.

Read the first time March 24, 1999.




Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION 1. In accordance with the provisions of Article III, (B) 11-11-320(C) and (D) of the 1976 Code, there is appropriated from the monies available in the Capital Reserve Fund for fiscal year 1998-99 the following amounts:

(1) Aid to Subdivisions-Local Government Fund $6,500,000

(2) Department of Education School Building Aid 4,968,915

(Funds appropriated for School Building Aid shall be transferred to a special trust fund established by the Comptroller General. Funds appropriated shall be distributed to the school districts of the State for use in accordance with Section 59-21-350 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976. Funds shall be allocated to eligible school districts on a per pupil basis. The allocation must be based on the 135-day count of average daily membership for the second preceding fiscal year. Funds appropriated for school building aid may be expended by the school district without approval from the State Board of Education. The Department of Education shall require that school districts include in their annual audit a verification of compliance with all applicable state laws associated with the use of these funds.)

(3) Commission on Higher Education

Performance Funding 55,901,106

(Funds appropriated in this joint resolution or any other appropriations bill for education and general expenditures at the public higher education institutions shall be used to implement Act 359 of 1996.)

(4) Department of Health and Human Services

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center Capital

Campaign-Greenville 200,000

(5) Commission for the Blind

(a) Facilities Upgrade 38,358

(b) Building Renovation/Maintenance 230,000

(6) Department of Agriculture

(a) Coker Experimental Feed Farm Preservation 350,000

(b) Lexington Livestock Arena 250,000

(7) Department of Natural Resources

(a) Law Enforcement Aircraft Maintenance 95,000

(b) MRD: Maintenance and Equipment 530,000

(c) Lake Ashwood Facility 100,000

(8) Department of Commerce

(a) Advertising 1,000,000

(b) Union County Airport Improvements 500,000

(9) Patriots Point Development Authority

Cold War Submarine Memorial 250,000

(10) Department of Corrections

Transportation/Communication Equipment 1,558,050

(11) Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services

Safety Equipment for Agents 247,907

(12) Department of Public Safety

(a) Trooper Class, Vehicles and Equipment 5,011,716

(b) DMV Computer System 9,000,000

(13) Human Affairs Commission

Computer System - Y2K Compliance 95,697

(14) Commission on Minority Affairs

(a) Relocation Funding & Rent Increase 24,788

(b) Men's Service Centers 13,891

(15) State Treasurer

Y2K Compliance 119,350

(16) Election Commission

Year 2000 Primary and Runoff 1,673,440

(17) Budget and Control Board

(a) Division of Operations

Governor's Mansion Renovation 2,604,224

(b) Division of Budget and Analyses

Confederate Relic Room

Relocation/Building Renovation 451,880

(18) State Ethics Commission

Computer System 52,000

TOTAL 91,766,322

SECTION 2. The Comptroller General shall post the appropriations contained in this joint resolution in fiscal year 1999-2000. Unexpended funds appropriated pursuant to this joint resolution may be carried forward to succeeding fiscal years and expended for the same purpose.

SECTION 3. This joint resolution takes effect thirty days after the completion of the 1998-99 fiscal year in accordance with the provisions of Article III, Section 36(B)(3)(a), Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, and Section 11-11-320(D)(1) of the 1976 Code.


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