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H*3880
Session 107 (1987-1988) 

H*3880(Rat #0770, Act #0658 of 1988)  General Bill, By  House Ways and Means
 General Appropriations Bill.-st

   03/08/88  House  Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar
                     without reference HJ-1801
   03/09/88  House  Special order, set for Mon., 03/14/88, at 1:00 p
                     m after introduction of Bills HJ-1844
   03/14/88  House  Amended HJ-1950
   03/14/88  House  Debate interrupted HJ-2030
   03/15/88  House  Amended HJ-2041
   03/15/88  House  Read second time HJ-2107
   03/16/88  House  Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2123
   03/17/88  Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
   03/17/88  Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-8
   05/10/88  Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Finance SJ-14
   05/10/88  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-18
   05/11/88  Senate Amended SJ-35
   05/11/88  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-49
   05/12/88  Senate Amended SJ-80
   05/12/88  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-93
   05/13/88  Senate Amended SJ-15
   05/13/88  Senate Read second time SJ-63
   05/13/88  Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of
                     amendments SJ-63
   05/17/88  Senate Amended SJ-20
   05/17/88  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-49
   05/18/88  Senate Amended SJ-8
   05/18/88  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-40
   05/19/88  Senate Amended SJ-17
   05/19/88  Senate  Read third time SJ-97
   05/19/88  Senate Returned SJ-97
   05/24/88  House  Senate amendment amended HJ-3962
   05/24/88  House  Returned HJ-3967
   05/24/88  Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-28
   05/24/88  House  House insists upon amendment and conference
                     committee appointed Reps. McLellan, Boan & J.
                     Rogers HJ-3973
   05/24/88  Senate Conference committee appointed Sens. Waddell,
                     Lindsay, Moore SJ-32
   05/31/88  Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-5
   05/31/88  Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens.
                     Waddell, Lindsay, Moore SJ-5
   05/31/88  House  Free conference powers granted HJ-4436
   05/31/88  House  Free conference committee appointed McLellan, J
                     Rogers & Boan HJ-4437
   06/02/88  House  Free conference report received HJ-4699
   06/02/88  House  Free conference report adopted HJ-4699
   06/02/88  Senate Free conference report received SJ-32
   06/02/88  Senate Free conference report adopted SJ-32
   06/02/88  Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-44
   06/02/88         Ratified R 770
   06/08/88         Certain items vetoed by Governor
   06/20/88  House  Veto sustained on certain items: Nos. 1,2,3,4,5
   06/20/88         Effective date 07/01/88
   06/20/88         Act No. 658
   06/20/88         See act for exception to or explanation of
                     effective date



No. 658

(R770, H3880)

AN ACT TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 1988, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO REGULATE THE EXPENDITURE OF SUCH FUNDS; TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR; TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS ALLOTTED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT UNDER THE PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1976 (FEDERAL); TO AMEND SECTION 11-1-25, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REPORTS BY THE STATE TREASURER TO THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE AND THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON EARNINGS ON STATE INVESTMENTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND DELETE THE REPORTING FUNCTIONS OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL; TO AMEND SECTION 26-1-30, RELATING TO THE FEE FOR ISSUING OR RENEWING A NOTARY PUBLIC COMMISSION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEE FROM TWENTY TO TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS; TO REPEAL CHAPTER 47, TITLE 46 OF THE 1976 CODE, "THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FAMILY FARM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT", AND TO TRANSFER FUNDS HELD BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA CREDIT UNION LEAGUE PENDING THE CHARTER FOR THE CREDIT UNION OF THE FAMILY FARM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, WHICH WAS NEVER GRANTED, TO THE STATE TREASURER FOR DEPOSIT IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-1270, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT FUNDED FROM THE REVENUE LEVIED IN SECTIONS 12-27-1210 THROUGH 12-27-1240, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO SPEND FROM THIS ACCOUNT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FISCAL YEAR 1988-89 AND THEREAFTER AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR A STATE INFRASTRUCTURE MODEL; TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOMPUTATION OF THE AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYEES WHO SERVED UNDER CONTRACT AND WHO RETIRED DURING FISCAL YEAR 1985-86; TO AMEND SECTION 59-21-320, RELATING TO STATE AID FOR SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, SO AS TO PROVIDE FIFTEEN DOLLARS PER PUPIL IN STATE AID FOR PUPILS IN PUBLIC KINDERGARTEN BEGINNING WITH THE 1988-89 FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AID UNDER THIS SECTION BE BASED ON THE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE DAY COUNT OF AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AS OF THE LAST COMPLETED SCHOOL YEAR ENDING IN THE CALENDAR YEAR BEFORE THE CALENDAR YEAR IN WHICH THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-449 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT STATE AND LOCAL FUNDING REQUIREMENTS TO LOCAL ENTITIES THAT HAVE AUTHORITY TO LEVY SCHOOL TAXES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-1557, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO MAINTAIN THE PER PUPIL EFFORT FOR NONCAPITAL PROGRAMS AND THE AVAILABLE WAIVER OF THE REQUIREMENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY OBTAIN A WAIVER FROM THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IF THE DISTRICT DEMONSTRATES FOR ONE YEAR THAT IT HAS ACHIEVED OPERATING EFFICIENCIES AND ALL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ARE BEING MET AND IF A MID-YEAR REVENUE SHORTFALL RESULTS IN A REDUCTION IN THE APPROPRIATION PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT A DECLINE IN MEASURED ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT VOIDS ANY WAIVER GRANTED AND MAKES THE DISTRICT INELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A WAIVER FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, TO PROVIDE THAT IF A DISTRICT'S STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT DECLINES, THE DISTRICT REVERTS TO THE MINIMUM EFFORT REQUIREMENT ADJUSTED FOR THE PRIOR YEAR'S INFLATION FACTOR, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE WAIVER FOR MID-YEAR REDUCTION IN THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT APPROPRIATION DOES NOT APPLY TO FUNDS NEEDED TO MEET THE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE FOR TEACHERS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE AID TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS PURSUANT TO THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO ADD A WEIGHTING FOR ADULT EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE NUMBER OF WEIGHTED ADULT EDUCATION PUPIL UNITS FUNDED DEPENDS ON THE AVAILABILITY OF GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1984 FUND RESERVES WITH NO LOCAL MATCH REQUIRED; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-448 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO RAISE SALARIES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND PUBLIC VOCATIONAL SCHOOL DIRECTORS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANY REGULATION PROMULGATED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM DIFFERENTIAL IN THE SALARIES OF TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS OR VOCATIONAL SCHOOL DIRECTORS ON LESS THAN A MONTHLY BASIS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1545 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM ELIGIBLE FOR BOTH SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY RETIREMENT MAY SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR BOTH RETIREMENTS AND IMMEDIATELY BEGIN TO RECEIVE SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON QUALIFICATION, AND UPON SUBSEQUENT APPROVAL OF THE DISABILITY RETIREMENT APPLICATION, THE MEMBER MAY CHOOSE WHICH RETIREMENT HE RECEIVES; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 59-101-200 THROUGH 59-101-270 AND ITEM (3), SECTION 24, PART II OF ACT 349 OF 1969, RELATING TO THE CHARLESTON HIGHER EDUCATION CONSORTIUM; TO AMEND SECTION 9-9-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT FOR THE SERVICE CREDIT EARNED AS GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO COUNT TOWARD THE EIGHT YEARS' SERVICE CREDIT THRESHOLD, THE SERVICE MUST BE IMMEDIATELY SUBSEQUENT TO SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-430, RELATING TO THE FUEL ETHANOL MOTOR FUEL TAX INCENTIVE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MOTOR FUEL TAX TO NINE CENTS A GALLON UNTIL JANUARY 1, 1989, AND TEN CENTS A GALLON UNTIL JUNE 30, 1992, AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXTEND THE EXEMPTION FOR GASOLINE AND OTHER MOTOR FUELS TO ETHANOL BLENDS QUALIFYING FOR REDUCED MOTOR FUELS TAX DURING THE INCENTIVE PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-1120, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE VICTIMS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO DELETE THE REFERENCE TO THE SALARY OF THE DIRECTOR AT THE LEVEL OF EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION (NOW WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION); TO AMEND SECTION 48-21-20, RELATING TO THE MINING COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THE INTERSTATE MINING COMPACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THE GOVERNOR'S ALTERNATE ON THE INTERSTATE MINING COMMISSION SHALL RECEIVE THE PER DIEM, MILEAGE, AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWED BY LAW FOR MEMBERS OF STATE BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS; TO DESIGNATE SECTIONS 1-11-10 THROUGH 1-11-420, CHAPTER 11, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE, AS ARTICLE 1, ENTITLED "GENERAL PROVISIONS"; TO CODIFY SECTIONS 1 THROUGH 8 OF ACT 117 OF 1987 AS CODE SECTIONS 1-11-500 THROUGH 1-11-570 AND TO DESIGNATE THOSE CODE SECTIONS AS ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 11 OF TITLE 1, ENTITLED "ALLOCATION OF STATE CEILING ON ISSUANCE OF PRIVATE ACTIVITY BONDS"; AND TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-395, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE STATE AGENCIES PROVIDING HEALTH CARE OR SOCIAL SERVICES WHICH HAVE A LEGAL RIGHT TO REIMBURSEMENT FROM PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SOURCES TO CONTRACT WITH A VENDOR ON A CONTINGENCY BASIS TO OBTAIN REIMBURSEMENT, TO PERMIT PAYMENTS UNDER THE CONTRACTS TO BE MADE FROM FUNDS RECOVERED, AND TO REQUIRE THE VENDOR TO BE SELECTED PURSUANT TO THE APPROPRIATE PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE AND THE CONTRACT TO BE APPROVED BY THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 23-36-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE "SOUTH CAROLINA EXPLOSIVES CONTROL ACT", LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENT, AND CLASSIFICATION OF BLASTERS, SO AS TO REVISE THE FEE SCHEDULE AND INCREASE THE FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES AFTER JULY 1, 1982, OF CONTAINERS AND CHASSIS TO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LINES HAVING A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY AND WHICH ARE USED IN THE STATE IMPORT OR EXPORT OF GOODS TO AND FROM THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTIONS 61-3-710 AND 61-5-70, RELATING TO THE EXPIRATION AND VALIDATION PERIOD FOR LIQUOR LICENSES AND THE REQUIREMENT FOR A SEPARATE LICENSE FOR EACH LOCATION AND GRANTING OF LICENSE AFTER SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ANNUAL EXPIRATION DATE FOR LIQUOR LICENSES FROM SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH TO AN ANNUAL EXPIRATION DATE ACCORDING TO THE COUNTY WHERE LICENSED LOCATION IS SITUATED, DELETE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW, AND PROVIDE FOR THE PRORATING OF LICENSE FEES FOR LICENSE YEAR 1988-89; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 61-1-95, SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, REQUIRE A PERSON TO SURRENDER PROMPTLY A LICENSE OR PERMIT ISSUED UNDER TITLE 61 UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, PROVIDE THAT ALL LICENSES AND PERMITS MUST BE ISSUED FOR A DESIGNATED LOCATION AND MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED TO ANY OTHER LOCATION, AND PROVIDE FOR THE PERSONS TO WHOM A LICENSE OR PERMIT MAY NOT BE ISSUED UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO AMEND SECTION 61-5-80, RELATING TO THE SCHEDULE FOR PAYMENT AND THE AMOUNT OF LICENSE FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE SCHEDULE FOR PERSONS INITIALLY APPLYING FOR A LICENSE FROM A MONTHLY PERIOD TO A QUARTERLY PERIOD; TO AMEND SECTION 61-7-80, RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF PRODUCERS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, APPLICATIONS, TERMS, AND FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE BEGINNING DATE FOR PRORATING APPLICATION FEES FROM JANUARY FIRST TO MARCH FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AND TO CHANGE THE ENDING DATE FOR THE VALIDATION PERIOD FOR REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES FROM JUNE THIRTIETH TO AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST OF EACH YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 61-7-90, RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF BRANDS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, APPLICATIONS, TERMS, AND FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ENDING DATE FOR THE VALIDATION PERIOD FOR REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES FOR BRANDS OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS FROM JUNE THIRTIETH TO AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST OF EACH YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 61-7-130, RELATING TO LICENSING OF PRODUCERS' WAREHOUSES, APPLICATIONS, TERMS, AND FEES, SO AS TO CHANGE THE BEGINNING DATE FOR PRORATING FEES FROM JANUARY FIRST TO MARCH FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AND TO CHANGE THE ENDING DATE FOR THE VALIDATION PERIOD FOR WAREHOUSE LICENSES FROM JUNE THIRTIETH TO AUGUST THIRTY-FIRST OF EACH YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 61-9-310, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITS AND FILING FEES TO SELL BEER AND WINE, SO AS TO CHANGE THE ANNUAL EXPIRATION DATE FOR PERMITS FROM SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH TO AN ANNUAL EXPIRATION DATE ACCORDING TO THE COUNTY WHERE THE LICENSED LOCATION IS SITUATED; TO AMEND CHAPTER 9, TITLE 61, RELATING TO PROVISIONS ON THE REGULATION OF BEER AND WINE, BY ADDING ARTICLE 2 SO AS TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AS PROVIDED TO THE TAX COMMISSION IN SECTIONS 12-21-1510 THROUGH 12-21-1590 AND 12-21-1610 RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF BEER AND WINE PRODUCERS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 61-13-515 SO AS TO PROVIDE RESTRICTIONS ON THE CONTROL, OWNERSHIP, AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UPON TERMINATION, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 12-21-1510 THROUGH 12-21-1530 AND 61-9-370; TO PROVIDE THAT PRIOR TO AUTHORIZATION OF THE EXPENDITURE OF ANY OIL OVERCHARGE REFUND MONIES PURSUANT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW, THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY SHALL REVIEW AND MAKE A RECOMMENDATION AS TO THE APPROVAL AND ADOPTION OF THIS STATE'S ENERGY POLICY AND THE SPECIFIC USES FOR PROPOSED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS, PROVIDE THAT THE USE OF THE FUNDS BE WITHIN CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, GRANT THE COMMITTEE CONTINUOUS ENERGY PROGRAM OVERSIGHT REGARDING THE ACTUAL EXPENDITURE AND USE OF THE OIL OVERCHARGE FUNDS, PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN EVALUATION, PROVIDE FOR THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN COST SAVINGS, PROVIDE FOR THE DEPOSIT OF THESE FUNDS AND THEIR DISBURSEMENT, AND REQUIRE THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN ANNUAL FINANCIAL COMPLIANCE AUDIT; TO AMEND SECTION 58-17-150, RELATING TO REGULATION OF RAILROADS BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND THE AUTHORIZATION TO THE COMMISSION TO REQUIRE IMPROVEMENT OR EXTENSION OF FACILITIES OR SERVICE OR MODIFICATION IN RATE OF FARES, SO AS TO ALLOW RAILROADS SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COMMISSION TO RETIRE TEAM TRACK ON THIRTY DAYS' WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE COMMISSION IF THE TRACK HAS NOT BEEN USED FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE NOTICE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FIFTY-DOLLAR FEE AND AN AFFIDAVIT OF THE RAILROAD'S AGENT OR EMPLOYEE THAT THE TRACK HAS NOT BEEN USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR THE TWO-YEAR PERIOD PRECEDING ITS RETIREMENT; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 9-1-1860 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ANY FORMER EMPLOYEE OF A MUNICIPALITY OF THIS STATE WHICH IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS EMPLOYED IN THIS STATE BY AN EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE SYSTEM AND WHO IS CURRENTLY A CONTRIBUTING MEMBER TO ELECT TO RECEIVE PRIOR SERVICE CREDIT FOR SERVICE RENDERED IN THE MANNER PROVIDED IN SECTION 9-1-1840; TO AMEND SECTION 23-45-140, RELATING TO THE FUNDS COLLECTED AND EXPENDITURES UNDER THE FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS ACT, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISION AUTHORIZING THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO EXPEND MONIES TO ENFORCE THE ACT AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO CHARGE A FEE FOR SPRINKLER PLAN AND SPECIFICATION REVIEW; AND TO AMEND SECTION 23-45-160, RELATING TO SMOKE DETECTORS, SO AS TO CHANGE REFERENCES TO FIRE PROTECTION STANDARDS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-142, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO PROVIDE HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE TO COUNTIES UNDER THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN; TO PROVIDE FOR LONG-TERM CAPITAL GAINS RECOGNIZED IN 1987 OR DURING JANUARY, 1988, PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT EXECUTED BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1988, TO BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 1202 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1954, AS AMENDED, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1985, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH ANY REFUNDS MUST BE MADE TO THE TAXPAYER; TO AMEND SECTION 59-6-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1984, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS FOR THE COMMITTEE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMITTEE TO SERVE AS THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR THE ACT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMITTEE AND FOR THE AGENCIES AND ENTITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ACT; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 2-7-66, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORMAT AND LOCATION IN THE APPROPRIATIONS BILL FOR APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1984 FUND FOR AGENCIES AND ENTITIES OTHER THAN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISBURSEMENT OF THE FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-320, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE RETAIL LICENSE FEE, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A RETAIL LICENSE AT A FEE OF TWENTY DOLLARS FOR ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN SELLING AT ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOWS OR FESTIVALS PRODUCTS THAT THEY HAVE CREATED OR ASSEMBLED; TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY TO ADOPT THE CALENDAR YEAR AS ITS FISCAL YEAR AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADOPTION DOES NOT AFFECT PAYMENTS MADE BY THE AUTHORITY TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-54-240, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE NONDISCLOSURE PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE RECORDS OF AND REPORTS AND RETURNS FILED WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION PURSUANT TO THE INCOME, ESTATE, GIFT, SALES, AND USE TAXES, EXTEND TO COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS OF THE STATE AUDITOR'S OFFICE, AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, INCLUDING FORFEITURE OF AND DISQUALIFICATION FROM STATE EMPLOYMENT AND TERMINATION OF ANY CONTRACT WITH THE STATE AND DISQUALIFICATION FROM SUBSEQUENT CONTRACTS FOR FIVE YEARS; TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMISSION TO COLLECT ADMINISTRATIVE FEES, NOT TO EXCEED ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT NEGOTIATED, ASSOCIATED WITH ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS OR ENTITIES WHICH NEGOTIATE REPAYMENT TO THE AGENCY AND TO REQUIRE THE FEES TO BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE; TO AMEND TITLE 27 OF THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 18 SO AS TO ENACT THE UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT (1981), TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO REPEAL CHAPTER 17 OF TITLE 27, THE UNIFORM DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-555, RELATING TO SALES TAXES ON THE SALE OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO NONRESIDENTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THIS PROVISION ALSO APPLIES TO THE SALE OF TRAILERS, SEMI-TRAILERS, AND POLE TRAILERS, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO SALES TAXES ON THESE SALES MAY BE IMPOSED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-35-880, 12-35-890, 12-35-900, AND 12-35-910, RELATING TO THE USE TAX, SO AS TO REQUIRE USE TAXES TO BE PAID AND USE TAX RETURNS TO BE FILED ON A MONTHLY RATHER THAN QUARTERLY BASIS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A MONTHLY RETURN IS CONSIDERED TIMELY FILED IF THE RETURN IS POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE THE FILING DEADLINE, AND TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-35-915, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A TAXPAYER IS LIABLE FOR USE TAX THAT DOES NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH, THE TAX COMMISSION MAY AUTHORIZE THE TAXPAYER TO FILE QUARTERLY USE TAX RETURNS AND MAKE QUARTERLY USE TAX PAYMENTS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 11-9-125, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORDER OF EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS BY STATE AGENCIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT AND THE REPORTING OF AVAILABLE FUNDS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 56-1-1330 AND 56-5-2990, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROVISIONAL DRIVER'S LICENSE AND THE SUSPENSION AND REINSTATEMENT OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE FOLLOWING CONVICTION OF THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE FEES FOR THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM AND PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN ADDITIONAL FEES; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-140, RELATING TO THE ACCIDENTAL DEATH BENEFIT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE BY TEN PERCENT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1988, THE MONTHLY ALLOWANCE OF BENEFICIARIES UNDER THE PROGRAM WHO WERE RECEIVING BENEFITS UNDER THE PROGRAM ON JULY 1, 1987; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1790 AND 9-11-90, BOTH AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT A RETIRED MEMBER WHO RETURNS TO COVERED EMPLOYMENT MAY EARN WITHOUT AFFECTING HIS BENEFITS FROM EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 11-25-690, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SENDING OUT BY MAIL A NONDAILY PUBLICATION SHALL INSERT AT LEAST ANNUALLY A NOTICE PROMINENTLY PLACED, IN AT LEAST TWO CONSECUTIVE ISSUES, WHICH STATES THAT ALL RECIPIENTS SHALL BE REMOVED FROM THE PUBLICATION'S MAILING LIST UNLESS THEY REQUEST IN WRITING, AT LEAST TEN DAYS PRIOR TO A CUTOFF DATE SPECIFIED IN THE NOTICE, THAT THE RECIPIENT WISHES TO CONTINUE RECEIVING THE PUBLICATION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF NO WRITTEN REQUEST FROM A RECIPIENT IS RECEIVED BY THE CUTOFF DATE, THE PUBLICATION MUST NO LONGER BE MAILED TO THE RECIPIENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-43-290, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO INCREASE MILLAGE FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES FOLLOWING YEARS OF REASSESSMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT MILLAGE MAY BE INCREASED FOR THE INCREASED COST OF PROVIDING EXISTING SERVICES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE MILLAGE INCREASE FOR THE INCREASED COST OF EXISTING SERVICES MUST BE SEPARATELY ITEMIZED ON THE TAX NOTICE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THIS SECTION DOES NOT AFFECT LIMITATIONS PROVIDED BY LAW ON THE TAXING POWER OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-130-10, RELATING TO THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON BOARD OF TRUSTEES, TO AMEND SECTION 59-133-10, RELATING TO THE FRANCIS MARION COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-135-10, RELATING TO THE LANDER COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A DESIGNEE OF THE GOVERNOR MAY SERVE IN HIS PLACE ON THESE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES; TO AMEND SECTION 48-23-135, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION TO THE FORESTRY COMMISSION TO BORROW MONEY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES, SO AS TO REVISE THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THIS BORROWING IS AUTHORIZED; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 9-11-525, SO AS TO INCREASE BY FIFTY DOLLARS A MONTH EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1988, THE MONTHLY BENEFIT OF BENEFICIARIES OF THE POLICE INSURANCE AND ANNUITY FUND; TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-1520, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE SEALED BIDDING FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSOLIDATED PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A RESIDENT VENDOR MAINTAIN AN OFFICE IN THIS STATE AND TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF RESIDENT VENDOR A BUSINESS AUTHORIZED TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN THIS STATE WHICH MAINTAINS AN ANNUAL RESIDENT EMPLOYEE GROSS PAYROLL IN EXCESS OF FIVE MILLION DOLLARS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-40, RELATING TO CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS, TRANSFERS OF CONTRIBUTIONS, AND CREDITED SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW A MEMBER TO TRANSFER CREDITED SERVICE HE RECEIVED UNDER THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM UPON PAYMENT OF THE FULL COST AS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUARY; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1140 AND 9-11-50, RELATING TO CREDITED SERVICE FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO ALLOW MERCHANT MARINE SEAMAN AND CIVIL SERVICE CREW MEMBERS TO ESTABLISH CREDIT FOR CERTAIN SERVICE BETWEEN 1941 AND 1945 IN THE SAME MANNER THAT CREDIT IS ESTABLISHED FOR MILITARY SERVICE; TO AMEND SECTION 2-7-72, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REQUIRING EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS HAVE A FISCAL IMPACT STATEMENT, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATEMENT MUST BE SIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE BUDGET DIVISION OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OR HIS DESIGNEE RATHER THAN THE STATE AUDITOR; TO PROHIBIT THE ISSUING OF STATE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS FOR BEACH RENOURISHMENT PROJECTS IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY PROVISION OF LAW ESTABLISHING SPECIFIC CRITERIA FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF BOND PROCEEDS FOR THE PROJECTS; TO IMPOSE A FEE ON THE COMMERCIAL DISPOSAL BY INCINERATION OF INFECTIOUS WASTE EQUAL TO EIGHTEEN DOLLARS A TON ON WASTE GENERATED OUTSIDE THIS STATE AND THIRTEEN DOLLARS A TON ON WASTE GENERATED WITHIN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE FOR MONTHLY REPORTS OF AND PAYMENT OF FEES FOR WEIGHT OF WASTE RECEIVED FOR INCINERATION AND DISPOSAL, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INFECTIOUS WASTE CONTINGENCY FUND INTO WHICH FEES ARE DEPOSITED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE USES OF FUND PROCEEDS, TO SET ASIDE ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS OF THE FEE PAID ON EACH FOR RETURN TO COUNTIES WHERE THE FEES ARE COLLECTED, TO REQUIRE INSPECTION OF FACILITIES AND A FEE SCHEDULE TO PAY FOR THE INSPECTION, TO DEFINE "INFECTIOUS WASTE", AND TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FROM SURPLUS.

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

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