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S*0732 (Rat #0550, Act #0456 of 1992) General Bill, By Moore
    A Bill to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 13-9-180, 13-9-190, 13-9-200, and 13-9-210, so as to require the Savannah Valley Authority to promulgate regulations in accordance with Chapter 23 of Title 1 and Budget and Control Board approval; to authorize the Authority to establish profit and not-for-profit corporations and to make grants, loans, or guarantees for such a nonprofit corporation which do not become an obligation of the State; to exempt Authority property from taxes and assessments; to reaffirm the Authority as an "agency" for purposes of Chapter 78 of Title 15 and to exclude it as "agency" under Sections 2-7-65 and 2-57-60; to amend Section 13-9-10, as amended, relating to the Authority Board and its membership, so as to restructure the Board and increase its membership from eight to thirteen; to amend Section 13-9-20, relating to officers and meetings of the Board, so as to permit the establishment of additional offices and committees; to amend Section 13-9-30, as amended, relating to powers and duties of the Board, so as to exempt the Authority from the State Procurement Code except for minority business provisions, to conform the name "Clark's Hill-Russell Project" to the "J. Strom Thurmond Project", to authorize the Board to act as a regional development agency for acquiring real property, and to delete the approval of the State Budget and Control Board for such acquisitions, to authorize the Board to charge fees and other assessments for the use of its facilities or services, to authorize the Board to employ, dismiss, and compensate employees and others without the state employee leave and grievance procedures or the State Procurement Code applying except for minority business provisions; to amend Section 13-9-35, as amended, relating to the Authority's exercise of powers, so as to delete provisions requiring the consent of the county legislative delegation for the Authority to exercise its powers in that county; to amend Section 13-9-40, relating to the issuance of bonds by the Authority, so as to authorize the Board to issue taxable or tax exempt bonds for purposes related to acquiring, constructing, equipping, maintaining, and operating a facility; to amend Section 13-9-140, relating to the earnings of the Authority, so as to allow the State Treasurer to invest funds of the Authority and to allow the funds to be utilized in accordance with policies of the Authority; to amend Section 13-9-150, relating to the retention of funds of the Authority, so as to require that the Authority retain unexpended funds at the end of the fiscal year; to provide for membership transition provisions for the newly constituted Board, and to provide for the severability of illegal or unenforceable provisions.-amended title
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03/05/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
03/05/91Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-7
04/10/91Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-16
04/17/91Senate Amended SJ-21
04/17/91Senate Read second time SJ-23
04/17/91Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-23
04/18/91Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-13
04/23/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-237
04/23/91House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-238
04/15/92House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-10
04/29/92House Debate adjourned until Thursday, April 30, 1992 HJ-295
05/05/92House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 13, 1992 HJ-2
05/13/92House Debate adjourned until Thursday, May 14, 1992 HJ-12
05/14/92House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, May 19, 1992 HJ-301
05/19/92House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, May 20, 1992 HJ-5
05/20/92House Amended HJ-29
05/20/92House Read second time HJ-58
05/21/92House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-39
05/27/92Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-109
06/04/92 Ratified R 550
06/15/92 Signed By Governor
06/15/92 Effective date 07/01/92
06/15/92 Act No. 456
07/09/92 Copies available

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