South Carolina General Assembly
121st Session, 2015-2016

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A276, R268, H4762

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Anthony, Yow and W.J. McLeod
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nl\13578sd16.docx

Introduced in the House on January 27, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on April 28, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on May 26, 2016
Governor's Action: June 6, 2016, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden

Summary: Millage rate increase limits and exceptions

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/27/2016  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 83)
   1/27/2016  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 83)
   4/14/2016  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow
   4/20/2016  House   Committee report: Favorable Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 353)
   4/21/2016  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.J.McLeod
   4/21/2016          Scrivener's error corrected
   4/26/2016  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 45)
   4/26/2016  House   Roll call Yeas-101  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 46)
   4/27/2016  House   Read third time and sent to Senate 
                        (House Journal-page 16)
   4/28/2016  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9)
   4/28/2016  Senate  Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 9)
   5/18/2016  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Finance 
                        (Senate Journal-page 17)
   5/19/2016          Scrivener's error corrected
   5/24/2016  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 63)
   5/24/2016  Senate  Roll call Ayes-40  Nays-2 (Senate Journal-page 63)
   5/26/2016  Senate  Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 18)
    6/2/2016          Ratified R 268
    6/6/2016          Vetoed by Governor
   6/15/2016  House   Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-95  Nays-3 
                        (House Journal-page 38)
   6/15/2016  Senate  Veto overridden Ayes-33  Nays-7 (Senate Journal-page 44)
   6/21/2016          Effective date 06/15/16
   6/21/2016          Act No. 276

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/27/2016
4/20/2016
4/21/2016
5/18/2016
5/19/2016

(Text matches printed bills. Document has been reformatted to meet World Wide Web specifications.)

NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(A276, R268, H4762)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-320, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LIMITATION ON MILLAGE RATE INCREASES AND EXCEPTIONS TO THIS LIMITATION, SO AS TO REVISE THE EXCEPTION TO THIS LIMITATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT AND OTHER EXPENDITURES IN A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PERSONS AND HAVING AT LEAST FORTY THOUSAND ACRES OF STATE FOREST LAND BY CHANGING THE TERM "STATE FOREST LAND" IN THIS EXCEPTION TO THE TERM "STATE OR NATIONAL FOREST LAND".

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

Exception revised

SECTION    1.    Section 6-1-320(B)(7) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 410 of 2008, is amended to read:

"(7)    to purchase capital equipment and make expenditures related to the installation, operation, and purchase of the capital equipment including, but not limited to, taxes, duty, transportation, delivery, and transit insurance, in a county having a population of less than one hundred thousand persons and having at least forty thousand acres of state or national forest land. For purposes of this section, 'capital equipment' means an article of nonexpendable, tangible, personal property, to include communication software when purchased with a computer, having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of fifty thousand dollars or more for each unit."

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 2nd day of June, 2016.

Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/6/2016.

Veto overridden by House -- 6/15/6016.

Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/15/2016.

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