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A6, R21, H3004
Sponsors: Reps. Ballentine, Norman, Viers, Lucas, Simrill, Huggins, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Loftis, Bedingfield, Hamilton, Stringer, Nanney, Lowe, Young, Willis, Bowen, D.C. Moss, Agnew, Pope, Daning, Thayer, Harrison, Allison, Taylor, Ryan, McCoy, Hixon, Bingham, Long, Whipper, R.L. Brown, Atwater, Henderson, Horne and Harrell
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 115
Introduced in the House on January 11, 2011
Introduced in the Senate on January 18, 2011
Last Amended on March 16, 2011
Passed by the General Assembly on March 31, 2011
Governor's Action: April 12, 2011, Signed
Summary: Spending Accountability Act
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/7/2010 House Prefiled 12/7/2010 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 1/11/2011 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 4) 1/11/2011 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 4) 1/12/2011 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Long, Whipper, R.L.Brown, Atwater, Henderson 1/12/2011 House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 50) 1/13/2011 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Horne, Harrell 1/13/2011 House Read second time (House Journal-page 226) 1/13/2011 House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 227) 1/13/2011 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 228) 1/13/2011 Scrivener's error corrected 1/14/2011 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2) 1/18/2011 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6) 1/18/2011 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 6) 2/8/2011 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: L.Martin (ch), Hutto, Malloy, Campsen, Campbell 2/16/2011 Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 18) 2/23/2011 Senate Minority Report Removed (Senate Journal-page 35) 3/2/2011 Senate Special order, set for March 2, 2011 (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/2/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/10/2011 Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 10) 3/15/2011 Senate Committee Amendment Amended (Senate Journal-page 21) 3/15/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-32 Nays-12 (Senate Journal-page 21) 3/15/2011 Senate Debate interrupted (Senate Journal-page 21) 3/16/2011 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 19) 3/16/2011 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 19) 3/16/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-35 Nays-7 (Senate Journal-page 19) 3/17/2011 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 13) 3/17/2011 Senate Roll call Ayes-33 Nays-11 (Senate Journal-page 13) 3/31/2011 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 37) 3/31/2011 House Roll call Yeas-110 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 37) 4/6/2011 Ratified R 21 4/12/2011 Signed By Governor 4/14/2011 Effective date 04/12/11 4/15/2011 Act No. 6
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(A6, R21, H3004)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ENACTING THE "SPENDING ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2011" BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-125 SO AS TO REQUIRE CERTAIN BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS TO RECEIVE A RECORDED ROLL CALL VOTE AT VARIOUS STAGES OF THEIR PASSAGE BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. This act may be cited as the "Spending Accountability Act of 2011".
Certain roll call votes required
SECTION 2. Article 1, Chapter 7, Title 2 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 2-7-125. (A) For purposes of this section, a 'recorded roll call vote' means a vote recorded in the journals of the respective houses of the General Assembly, which must be by yeas and nays and recorded by name.
(B) The Annual General Appropriations Bill must be considered section-by-section prior to third reading, and must receive a recorded roll call vote by the House of Representatives and the Senate when the pending question is the adoption of an individual section.
(C) A bill or joint resolution must receive a recorded roll call vote by the House of Representatives and the Senate when:
(1) the pending question is adoption of a Conference or Free Conference Report;
(2) the pending question is the passage of a bill or joint resolution on second reading;
(3) either the House of Representatives or the Senate agrees to the other body's amendment; or
(4) a bill or joint resolution is amended and the pending question is the passage of a bill on third reading."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 6th day of April, 2011.
Approved the 12th day of April, 2011.
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