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Session 120 (2013-2014) 

H 3400Next General Bill, By Merrill, Cobb-Hunter, Barfield, W.J. McLeod and Weeks
 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1285, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976,
 RELATING TO EVALUATION OF THE SUCCESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA
 FAMILY INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL
 SERVICES TO REPORT ANNUALLY CERTAIN DATA TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING
 SECTION 2-15-64 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO AUDIT EVERY
 THREE YEARS A PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO BE DETERMINED IN
 CONSULTATION WITH THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AND SENATE GENERAL COMMITTEE
 AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT OF AUDIT
 COSTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND
 TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.

   01/23/13  House  Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 13)
   01/23/13  House  Referred to Committee on Judiciary
                     (House Journal-page 13)
   02/07/13  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.J.McLeod
   03/19/14  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks
   03/20/14  House  Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Judiciary (House Journal-page 7)
   03/26/14  House  Amended
   03/26/14  House  Read second time
   03/26/14  House  Roll call Yeas-107  Nays-0
   03/27/14  House  Read third time and sent to Senate
                     (House Journal-page 19)
   03/27/14  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
   03/27/14  Senate Referred to Committee on General
                     (Senate Journal-page 6)



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1/23/2013
3/20/2014
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March 26, 2014

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Introduced by Reps. Merrill, Cobb-Hunter, Barfield, W.J. McLeod and Weeks

S. Printed 3/26/14--H.

Read the first time January 23, 2013.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 43-5-1285, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EVALUATION OF THE SUCCESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA FAMILY INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 1995, SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO REPORT ANNUALLY CERTAIN DATA TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BY ADDING SECTION 2-15-64 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO AUDIT EVERY THREE YEARS A PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO BE DETERMINED IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE AND SENATE GENERAL COMMITTEE AND TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COUNCIL TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT OF AUDIT COSTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.

Amend Title To Conform

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

SECTION    1.    Section 43-5-1285 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 102 of 1995, is amended to read:

"Section 43-5-1285.    On or about August 31, 1996, and every two years thereafter the Legislative Audit Council shall evaluate and The department shall report annually to the General Assembly on the success and effectiveness of the policies and programs created in this act. In conducting this evaluation the council shall identify the number of AFDC Family Independence families and individuals no longer receiving welfare, the number of individuals who have participated in educational, employment, or training programs under this act, the number of individuals who have completed educational, employment, or training programs under this act, and the number of individuals who have become employed and the duration of their employment, and other data and information the council considers appropriate in reporting to the General Assembly on the effectiveness of this act."

SECTION    2.    Chapter 15, Title 2 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 2-15-64.    Beginning December 31, 2013, and every three years thereafter, the Legislative Audit Council shall conduct a management performance audit of a program of the South Carolina Department of Social Services. The program to be reviewed will be determined after consultation with the House Judiciary Committee and the Senate General Committee. The Legislative Audit Council is authorized to charge the Department of Social Services for federal funds, if available, for the costs associated with this audit and shall provide certification to the Department of Social Services of certified public expenditures that are eligible for matching federal funds. The Department of Social Services shall remit the federal funds to the Legislative Audit Council as reimbursement for the costs of the audit."

SECTION    3.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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