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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Reps. Allison, Felder and Knight
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Introduced in the House on January 10, 2017
Introduced in the Senate on January 31, 2017
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Transportation
Summary: Secretary of Transportation
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/15/2016 House Prefiled 12/15/2016 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 1/10/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 124) 1/10/2017 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 124) 1/25/2017 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 5) 1/25/2017 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight 1/26/2017 House Read second time (House Journal-page 20) 1/26/2017 House Roll call Yeas-106 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 20) 1/26/2017 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 22) 1/27/2017 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2) 1/31/2017 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 20) 1/31/2017 Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 20)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
January 25, 2017
S. Printed 1/25/17--H.
Read the first time January 10, 2017.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3237) to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by repealing Sections 57-1-460 and 57-1-470 relating to the Secretary of Transportation's duty, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
MERITA A. ALLISON for Committee.
Explanation of Fiscal Impact
Introduced on January 10, 2017
This bill deletes the requirement that the Secretary of Transportation must evaluate and approve the routine operation and maintenance requests or emergency repairs that are needed for existing roads and bridges that are not included in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. Additionally, the bill deletes the requirement that the Secretary must provide a report on requests for routine operation and maintenance or emergency repairs, and deletes the requirement that the Commission must approve these reports.
Department of Transportation (DOT). The agency indicates that this bill deletes the reporting requirements and the approval of specific reports by the DOT Commission. Further, the bill does not relinquish the department's responsibility to perform routine operation and maintenance functions or emergency repairs. Therefore, this bill will have no expenditure impact on the general fund, federal funds, or other funds.
Frank A. Rainwater, Executive Director
Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY REPEALING SECTIONS 57-1-460 AND 57-1-470 RELATING TO THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION'S DUTY TO EVALUATE AND APPROVE ROUTING OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE REQUESTS OR EMERGENCY REPAIRS FOR HIGHWAY FACILITIES THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION'S DUTY TO REVIEW THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION'S REPORT THAT CONTAINS ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AND EMERGENCY REPAIR REQUESTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 57-1-460 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 2. Section 57-1-470 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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