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H*2869 (Rat #0283, Act #0197 of 1987) General Bill, By Sheheen, C.M. Dangerfield, D.O. Hawkins, R.N. McLellan, H.E. Pearce, L. Phillips, J.I. Rogers, J.H. Toal and Wilkins
    A Bill to amend Chapter 27 of Title 12, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to gasoline taxes, by adding Article 13 so as to impose additional taxes on the sale of gasoline, provide for an additional credit for certain fuel purchases in the State, provide for the distribution and use of revenue derived from the additional tax, provide that of the proceeds derived from the additional taxes ten million dollars must be segregated in a separate account for economic development and provide for expenditures from this account, require the Department of Highways and Public Transportation to submit a priority list of projects to the Select Oversight Committee, created under the provisions of this Act, to be funded under the Strategic Highway Plan for Improving Mobility and Safety Program, require the Department to review the priority list in order to ascertain the possibility of constructing toll roads and establish criteria for their construction, establish a committee to monitor the expenditure of funds for the Strategic Highway Plan for Improving Mobility and Safety Program and provide for its composition, to require the Department to cooperate in providing information and assistance to implement the provisions of Article 13 of Chapter 27 of Title 12; to provide for goals or set-asides to insure that socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and those controlled by disadvantaged females receive ten percent of total state source highway funds expended in a fiscal year on construction contracts when the project exceeds five hundred thousand dollars and to establish guidelines and preferences in awarding these contracts, to provide that the Department may waive bonding requirements under certain conditions; to authorize the Department to sell up to one hundred twenty-five million dollars in bonds to be retired over a twenty-year period from revenue generated by the additional tax authorized in this Act; to amend Section 56-3-620, as amended, relating to the annual registration fee for private passenger-carrying and property-carrying vehicles so as to delete the special ten dollar registration fee for persons sixty-five years or older or handicapped and on certain property-carrying vehicles and reduce the fee for private passenger-carrying vehicles from seventeen dollars to twelve dollars; to authorize the Select Oversight Committee to direct one quarter of one cent from the additional tax levied in this Act to fund public transportation activities in this State and to provide that this authorization is effective only until June 30, 1988; and to repeal Item (5) of Section 1 of Act 82 of 1977 relating to legislative findings which indicate that the Department shall finance public transportation responsibilities from sources other than gasoline tax revenues and motor vehicle license fees.-amended title
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04/09/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-1743
04/09/87House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-1744
04/23/87House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means HJ-2163
04/29/87House Objection by Rep. T Rogers, Kirsh, Limehouse, G. Bailey, Davenport & Day HJ-2234
04/29/87House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Davenport HJ-2241
04/29/87House Objection by Rep. Baker HJ-2242
04/29/87House Special order, set for 4/29/87 after consideration of Senate ams(Under H 3075) HJ-2264
04/29/87House Amended HJ-2270
04/29/87House Read second time HJ-2348
04/30/87House Special order, set for 3rd reading, following Senate amendments (Under H 3087) HJ-2368
04/30/87House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2382
05/05/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1664
05/05/87Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-1665
05/14/87Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Finance SJ-1849
05/27/87Senate Special order SJ-2401
05/28/87Senate Debate interrupted SJ-2454
05/29/87Senate Debate interrupted SJ-2481
06/02/87Senate Amended SJ-2549
06/02/87Senate Debate interrupted SJ-2564
06/03/87Senate Amended SJ-2733
06/03/87Senate Read second time SJ-2740
06/03/87Senate Special order SJ-2743
06/04/87Senate Amended SJ-2791
06/04/87Senate Read third time SJ-2796
06/04/87Senate Returned SJ-2796
06/04/87House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3770
06/25/87 Ratified R 283
06/26/87 Signed By Governor
07/13/87 Effective date 07/01/87
07/13/87 Act No. 197
07/13/87 Copies available

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