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H*3600
Session 108 (1989-1990) 

H*3600(Rat #0288, Act #0189 of 1989)  General Bill, By  House Ways and Means
 General Appropriations Bill.-st

   03/07/89  House  Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar
                     without reference HJ-25
   03/07/89  House  Special order, set for Monday, March 13, 1989
                     immediately after the roll call HJ-29
   03/13/89  House  Amended HJ-14
   03/13/89  House  Debate interrupted HJ-64
   03/14/89  House  Amended HJ-7
   03/14/89  House  Debate interrupted HJ-82
   03/15/89  House  Amended HJ-11
   03/15/89  House  Read second time HJ-85
   03/16/89  House  Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-20
   03/21/89  Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9
   03/21/89  Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-12
   05/04/89  Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Finance SJ-21
   05/09/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-28
   05/10/89  Senate Amended SJ-14
   05/10/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-40
   05/11/89  Senate Amended SJ-37
   05/11/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-64
   05/12/89  Senate Amended SJ-19
   05/12/89  Senate Read second time SJ-54
   05/12/89  Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of
                     amendments SJ-54
   05/15/89  Senate Amended SJ-18
   05/15/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-41
   05/16/89  Senate Amended SJ-35
   05/16/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-72
   05/17/89  Senate Amended SJ-17
   05/17/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-73
   05/18/89  Senate Amended SJ-30
   05/18/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-83
   05/19/89  Senate Amended SJ-7
   05/19/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-59
   05/20/89  Senate Amended SJ-7
   05/20/89  Senate Debate interrupted SJ-74
   05/22/89  Senate Amended SJ-8
   05/22/89  Senate Read third time and returned to House with
                     amendments SJ-12
   05/22/89  House  Senate amendment amended HJ-3
   05/22/89  House  Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-17
   05/22/89  Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment SJ-16
   05/22/89  House  House insists upon amendment and conference
                     committee appointed Reps. McLellan, JW Johnson &
                     Klapman HJ-31
   05/22/89  Senate Conference committee appointed Waddell, Lindsay &
                     Lourie SJ-17
   05/31/89  House  Free conference powers granted HJ-83
   05/31/89  House  Free conference committee appointed McLellan, JW
                     Johnson & Klapman HJ-85
   06/01/89  Senate Free conference powers granted
   06/01/89  Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens.
                     Waddell, Lindsay, Lourie SJ-77
   06/01/89  House  Free conference report received and adopted HJ-136
   06/01/89  Senate Free conference report received and adopted SJ-77
   06/01/89  Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification SJ-79
   06/02/89         Ratified R 288
   06/08/89         Certain items vetoed by Governor
   06/08/89         Act No. 189
   06/19/89  House  Veto overridden on certain items: Nos. 37, 41 & 42
   06/19/89  House  Veto sustained on certain items: Nos. 1-36,38-40,43-46
   06/20/89  House  Veto sustained on certain items: Nos. 47-63
   06/21/89  Senate Veto overridden on certain items: Nos. 37, 41, 42 SJ-37



No. 189

(R288, H3600)

AN ACT TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS TO MEET THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 1989, 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 THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 8-11-165 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IT IS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT A SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFIT SURVEY FOR AGENCY HEADS IS CONDUCTED EVERY THREE YEARS; TO PROVIDE THAT NO EMPLOYEE OF AGENCIES REVIEWED BY THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMMISSION MAY RECEIVE IN EXCESS OF NINETY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE MIDPOINT OF THE AGENCY HEAD SALARY RANGE OR THE AGENCY HEAD ACTUAL SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER; TO PROVIDE THAT AGENCY HEAD SALARIES MAY BE ADJUSTED TO THE MINIMUM OF THEIR SALARY RANGES AND MAY BE ADJUSTED UP TO THE MIDPOINTS OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SALARY RANGES BASED ON CRITERIA DEVELOPED AND APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION; AND TO PROVIDE THAT ALL NEW MEMBERS OF GOVERNING BOARDS WHERE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE AGENCY HEAD IS REVIEWED BY THE COMMISSION SHALL ATTEND PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL TRAINING WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR OF THEIR APPOINTMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-210, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX RATES OF INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A RATE EQUAL TO TWO AND SEVENTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT ON THE FIRST TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS OF SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME BEGINNING IN THE 1990 TAXABLE YEAR AND TO ESTABLISH A RATE EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT IN THE SAME BRACKET FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1990, TO ACCELERATE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THESE BRACKETS BY ONE TAXABLE YEAR IF THERE IS AVAILABLE FIVE AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS OF UNOBLIGATED 1988-89 FISCAL YEAR SURPLUS REVENUES AS CERTIFIED BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CUMULATIVE ADJUSTING OF THE INCOME TAX BRACKETS PROVIDED IN THIS ACT; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-7-215, SO AS TO ADJUST ANNUALLY INDIVIDUAL STATE INCOME TAX BRACKETS TO OFFSET ONE-HALF OF THE EFFECTS OF INFLATION AND TO LIMIT THE ADJUSTMENT TO ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT IN THE 1989 TAXABLE YEAR, ONE PERCENT IN THE 1990 TAXABLE YEAR, TWO PERCENT IN THE 1991 TAXABLE YEAR, AND FOUR PERCENT IN TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1991; TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-1810 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE MECHANICAL MODEL OF A PORTION OF THE FACE OF A VOTING MACHINE REQUIRED AT THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF VOTERS, SO AS TO ALLOW A PAPER FACSIMILE OF THE FACE OF THE VOTING MACHINE TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MODEL; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-27-1285 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY THE STATUTORILY ENUMERATED SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS MAY BE USED IN DETERMINING PROJECT PRIORITIES UNDER THE STRATEGIC HIGHWAY PLAN FOR IMPROVING MOBILITY AND SAFETY, TO REQUIRE THE STATUTORILY ENUMERATED FACTORS TO BE GIVEN EQUAL WEIGHT IN ESTABLISHING PRIORITIES, TO PROHIBIT THE MERGING OF THE SOCIOECONOMIC AND TRANSPORTATION FACTOR PRIORITY LISTS, AND TO REQUIRE THE SELECT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO INCLUDE IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE SEPARATELY UPDATED SOCIOECONOMIC AND TRANSPORTATION FACTOR PRIORITY LISTS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-183 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP OR SELECT IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR TEACHERS AND STAFF IN TEACHING HIGHER ORDER THINKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-22 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE SELECT COMMITTEE TO ESTABLISH A CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING AND SCHOOL LEADERSHIP, TO PROVIDE FOR THE CENTER'S PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 1-1-1210, RELATING TO THE SALARIES OF THE GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, AND OTHER STATEWIDE ELECTED CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THEIR SALARIES EFFECTIVE WHEN THEY ASSUME OFFICE IN 1991 AND TO PROHIBIT STATEWIDE ELECTED CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM RECEIVING COMPENSATION FOR EX OFFICIO SERVICE ON STATE BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-451 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW AND ADOPT PROGRAMS WHICH PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING TO PARENTS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-65-100 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, PILOT-TESTING, AND FUNDING OF PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO REDUCE AND RECOVER DROPOUTS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-29-220 SO AS TO PROVIDE A DISCIPLINE-BASED ARTS EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR SCHOOLS OF THE STATE; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-18-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE A PROCESS WHEREBY SCHOOLS CAN BE GIVEN THE FLEXIBILITY OF RECEIVING EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN STATE REGULATIONS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 59-18-20, RELATING TO COMPETITIVE GRANTS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH A COMPETITIVE SCHOOLWIDE INNOVATION GRANTS PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 2-1-185, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL INCREASES IN THE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGINNING WITH THE 1991 SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INCREASE MUST BE THE SAME PERCENTAGE OF THE COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR STATE EMPLOYEES' SALARIES IN THE LAST COMPLETED FISCAL YEAR BEFORE THE APPLICABLE SESSION; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-1-452 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE COST SAVINGS PROGRAM; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-390, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT OF THE GASOLINE TAX REVENUES TO THE CREDIT OF THE WATER RECREATIONAL RESOURCES FUND OF THE STATE TREASURY, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DISTRIBUTIONS TO COUNTIES FROM THE FUND MAY BE USED FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-20-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE EDUCATION FINANCE ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE UNDER THE "INDEX OF TAXPAYING ABILITY" THAT THE TAXABLE YEAR ON WHICH THE INDEX IS BASED IS THE SECOND COMPLETED TAXABLE YEAR PRECEDING THE YEAR THE INDEX IS USED, TO REQUIRE THE TAX COMMISSION TO PROVIDE THE INDEX WITH ALL CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS NOT LATER THAN MARCH FIRST OF EACH YEAR, AND TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH ADJUSTMENTS MUST BE MADE IN CALCULATING THE INDEX; TO AMEND SECTION 46-32-10, RELATING TO THE TOBACCO ADVISORY COMMISSION, SO AS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF COMMISSION MEMBERS FROM TWELVE TO FOURTEEN BY ADDING A TOBACCO FARMER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE AND THE PRESIDENT OF TOBACCO ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED, WHO SHALL SERVE EX OFFICIO; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-3910, RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF THE BIG APPLE AND SHAG COMMEMORATIVE LICENSE PLATES, SO AS TO DELETE AUTHORIZATION OF THE BIG APPLE COMMEMORATIVE LICENSE PLATE; TO AMEND CHAPTER 3, TITLE 56, RELATING TO REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, BY ADDING SECTION 56-3-1275 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AT THE OPTION OF THE PERSON TO WHOM A VEHICLE IS LEFT BY A DECEASED MEMBER OF HIS IMMEDIATE FAMILY, THE LICENSE PLATE ON THAT VEHICLE MAY BE RETAINED ON THE VEHICLE BY THE NEW OWNER AND TO PROVIDE FOR REGISTRATION OF THE VEHICLE IN THE NEW OWNER'S NAME; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES TAX THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF SALES AND PURCHASES FOR RESALE BY CERTAIN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IF THE NET PROCEEDS ARE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR EXEMPT PURPOSES AND DO NOT INURE TO THE PROFIT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL AND TO EXEMPT THE SAME NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE RETAIL LICENSE TAX; TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-10, RELATING TO THE STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO DEFINE THE SOURCES OF ITS REVENUES, INCLUDING THE CREDITING TO IT OF ALL OF ITS INVESTMENT INCOME BEGINNING IN THE THIRD YEAR FOLLOWING A TWO-YEAR PHASE-IN PERIOD; AND TO AMEND SECTION 42-7-75, RELATING TO PAYMENTS TO THE STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND, SO AS TO LIMIT TRANSFERS TO THE FUND FROM THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE BECAUSE OF INSUFFICIENT FUNDS TO PAY OPERATING EXPENSES AND CLAIMS TO AN AMOUNT NOT IN EXCESS OF THE TOTAL OF INVESTMENT INCOME THE FUND WOULD HAVE EARNED SINCE ITS INCEPTION IF ALL ITS INVESTMENT INCOME HAD BEEN CREDITED TO IT; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 1-11-430 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL GOVERN THE SUPPLY AND USE OF TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR STATE GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 11-25-690, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT PUBLIC AGENCIES MAILING OUT NONDAILY PUBLICATIONS ANNUALLY REMOVE FROM THEIR MAILING LISTS PERSONS FAILING TO SEND A WRITTEN REQUEST TO CONTINUE RECEIVING THE PUBLICATION, SO AS TO EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT A NONDAILY PUBLICATION MAILED NO MORE THAN TWICE A YEAR TO PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR EMPLOYEES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 12-7-20, AS AMENDED, AND 12-16-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATE TAX ACT, SO AS TO UPDATE THE REFERENCE DATE OF THIS STATE'S ADOPTION OF VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-550, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO EXEMPT THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF DENTAL PROSTHETIC DEVICES; TO AMEND SECTION 50-3-315, RELATING TO DEPUTY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT DEPUTY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION OFFICERS COMMISSIONED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE AND MARINE RESOURCES COMMISSION ARE VOLUNTEERS COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 25 OF TITLE 8 AND NOT EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO COVERAGE OR BENEFITS PROVIDED IN TITLE 42; TO AMEND SECTION 61-5-180 , RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR POSSESSION, SALE, OR CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN SEALED CONTAINERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PERMIT FEE MUST BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 1-11-143 AND 8-11-85 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE AMENDED MASTER HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRACT FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND THE REQUIREMENT THAT TOTAL HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR ALL RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS MUST BE PAID FROM STATE FUNDS; TO AMEND ACT 1377 OF 1968, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF ADDITIONAL BONDS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RELEASE OF THE FUNDS SHOULD IT BE FOUND TO BE NECESSARY, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF THESE PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-435, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, SO AS TO ALLOW FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS A DEDUCTION EQUAL TO FIVE DOLLARS FOR EACH REGULAR WORK DAY IN A TAXABLE YEAR; TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-360, RELATING TO APPLICATION AND VALIDITY OF THE RETAIL SALES TAX LICENSE, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A BUSINESS REMAIN IN THE SAME LOCATION FOR THE LICENSE TO CONTINUE IN EFFECT; AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-35-815, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE TAX CREDIT ALLOWED IN THIS STATE ON TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY ON WHICH SALES TAX WAS PAID IN ANOTHER STATE, SO AS TO ALLOW THE CREDIT WHEN USE TAX WAS PAID ON THE PROPERTY IN THE OTHER STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-31-250, RELATING TO FEES, VIOLATIONS, AND FEE DISTRIBUTION FOR PURPOSES OF THE ROAD TAX ON MOTOR CARRIERS, SO AS TO REQUIRE MOTOR CARRIERS OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLES IN THIS STATE TO OBTAIN AN ANNUAL REGISTRATION CARD AND IDENTIFICATION MARKER FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION FOR A FEE OF FOUR DOLLARS FOR EACH POWER UNIT THEY OPERATE IN THIS STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE FEES; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-47-445 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 12-47-440 RELATING TO ABATEMENT AND REFUND DO NOT APPLY TO CLAIMS FOR ABATEMENT OR REFUND RESULTING FROM A FINAL DECISION OF A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION DECLARING A TAX LAW OF THIS STATE UNCONSTITUTIONAL OR OTHERWISE UNLAWFUL AND TO DEFINE "FINAL DECISION"; TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-6-140, 44-6-150, 44-6-160, 44-6-170, 44-6-180, AND 44-6-200, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICALLY INDIGENT ASSISTANCE ACT, SO AS TO REQUIRE ADJUSTMENT AT LEAST EVERY TWO YEARS OF PROSPECTIVE PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS TO REFLECT THE MOST RECENT COST DATA, TO DELETE REFERENCES TO COUNTY ASSESSMENTS, TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICALLY INDIGENT ASSISTANCE FUND TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICALLY INDIGENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE THAT HOSPITALS MUST PROVIDE UP TO FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS OF UNREIMBURSED INPATIENT HOSPITAL CARE, TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, TO DELETE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADJUSTMENT OF HOSPITAL CHARGES FOR PATIENTS SPONSORED BY THE PROGRAM, TO DELETE PROVISIONS RELATING TO TARGET RATE OF INCREASE, AND TO REVISE EXISTING PENALTIES FOR FALSE REIMBURSEMENT OR ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS, TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF ADDITIONAL DATA AND CLARIFY DATA COLLECTION AND PREPARATION EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT, TO CONFORM CONFIDENTIALITY PROVISIONS TO THE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS, TO REQUIRE AT LEAST SEMIANNUAL RELEASE OF VARIOUS ITEMS OF PATIENT MEDICAL RECORD INFORMATION TO SUBMITTING HOSPITALS AND THE HOSPITALS DESIGNEES, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DATA REQUIRED TO BE REPORTED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY NOT BE RELEASED IN THE FORM REPORTED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH THE HEALTH CARE PLANNING AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS ABOUT DATA COLLECTION, TO CLARIFY FURTHER THE CONFIDENTIALITY AND LAWFUL RELEASE OF THE DATA COLLECTED, TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR VIOLATIONS, AND TO IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL GENERAL CRIMINAL PENALTY; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTIONS 44-6-146 AND 44-6-155 AND ARTICLE 11, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 12, SO AS TO CONSOLIDATE ALL ASSESSMENTS FOR INDIGENT MEDICAL CARE AND PROVIDE A PENALTY ON COUNTIES FAILING TO PAY ASSESSMENTS IN A TIMELY MANNER, TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID EXPANSION FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR ITS FUNDING AND USES, TO IMPOSE AN ANNUAL LICENSE TAX ON GENERAL HOSPITALS LICENSED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION OF AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE TAX AND THE DISPOSITION OF THE REVENUES; TO PROVIDE THAT IF ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION OF PART II OF THIS ACT IS SUSPENDED, MADE UNENFORCEABLE, OR CANNOT BE IMPLEMENTED BECAUSE OF STATE OR FEDERAL ACTION, THE ENTIRE SECTION IS SUSPENDED; AND TO REPEAL SECTIONS 43-7-10, 44-6-133, 44-6-134, 44-6-136, 44-6-145, 44-6-205, 44-6-206, 44-6-207, 44-6-208, 44-6-209, 44-6-210, AND SUBSECTION (C) OF SECTION 44-6-160 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO INDIGENT HEALTH CARE; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO INCLUDE GREENHOUSES WITHIN THE EXEMPTION FOR FARM EQUIPMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 48-47-175, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE TAX ON LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL, SO AS TO DEFINE "LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE", AND SPECIFY THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE TAX; TO AMEND SECTIONS 25-1-440 AND 25-1-460, RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY POWERS OF THE GOVERNOR AND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO MAKE EMERGENCY LOANS TO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES WHEN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS NOT IN SESSION, SO AS TO INCREASE FROM FIVE THOUSAND TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS THE MAXIMUM DISASTER GRANT THE GOVERNOR MAY MAKE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES AND REQUIRE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT TO BE ADJUSTED TO REFLECT CHANGES IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD MAY MAKE EMERGENCY LOANS TO COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES ONLY WHEN DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION RESULTS FROM A DISASTER DECLARED AS A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO REIMBURSE STATE AGENCIES FOR OTHERWISE UNREIMBURSED UNBUDGETED EMERGENCY EXPENDITURES RESULTING FROM THE AGENCIES PARTICIPATING IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN; TO AMEND SECTION 12-7-435, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEDUCTIONS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, SO AS TO LIMIT TO THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS THE DEDUCTIONS OF AMOUNTS RECEIVED FROM THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, OTHER SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OR FIREFIGHTER COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND RETIREMENT SYSTEMS OF OTHER STATES; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1680, AS AMENDED, 9-8-190, 9-9-180, AND 9-11-270, RELATING TO THE TAX EXEMPTION ALLOWED RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, SO AS TO DELETE THE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATE TAX; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 12-7-565 RELATING TO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES ON THE TAXING OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-2-40 AND 44-2-60, RELATING TO THE STATE UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE BANK ACT, SO AS TO RAISE FROM SIXTY TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS THE REGISTRATION FEE AND ANNUAL RENEWAL FEE ON UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE TANKS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-6-15 SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE BUSINESS-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AND ITS BUSINESS-EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 59-6-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE GOVERNOR AND STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER OFFICIALS AND ENTITIES IN REGARD TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1984; AND SECTION 59-6-30, RELATING TO CERTAIN ASSESSMENTS AND REPORTS CONCERNING THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT, SO AS TO DELETE REFERENCES TO CERTAIN ELIMINATED COMMITTEES, SUBCOMMITTEES, AND PARTNERSHIPS, TO INCLUDE IN THOSE SECTIONS THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BUSINESS-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP AND ITS BUSINESS-EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE IN REGARD TO THE EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT, AND PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN FUNDING; TO AMEND SECTION 27, PART II, ACT 658 OF 1988, THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1988-89, RELATING TO SPECIAL TAX TREATMENT ALLOWED FOR LONG-TERM CAPITAL GAINS RECOGNIZED IN 1987 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ONLY GAINS RECOGNIZED PURSUANT TO A WRITTEN CONTRACT OF SALE EXECUTED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1987, AND JUNE 22, 1987, QUALIFY FOR THE SPECIAL TREATMENT, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE STATE INCOME TAX REFUND FOR SUCH GAINS MUST BE PAID WHEN REFUNDS ARE DUE TO BE PAID FOR THE 1990 TAXABLE YEAR AND TO DELETE LANGUAGE AUTHORIZING THE TAX COMMISSION TO MAKE THE REFUND AT ANY TIME IN A YEAR; TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA INITIATIVE FOR CHILD CARE ACT" INCLUDING PROVISIONS TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-7-1260 SO AS TO ALLOW CERTAIN INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR EXPENDITURES MADE BY A TAXPAYER TO ESTABLISH AND TO OPERATE A CHILD CARE PROGRAM FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS EMPLOYEES AND FOR CHILD CARE PAYMENTS MADE BY A TAXPAYER FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS EMPLOYEES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMISSION SHALL ESTABLISH CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES IN CERTAIN COUNTIES AND SHALL EXPAND EXISTING CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES IN OTHER COUNTIES WITHIN THE LIMITS OF APPROPRIATIONS PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH CERTAIN GUIDELINES; TO AMEND SECTION 59-19-90, RELATING TO THE GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE PROVIDING OF A SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE PROGRAM OR FACILITIES, AND TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-19-125 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE EACH DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO LEASE ANY SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR A RENTAL WHICH THE BOARD CONSIDERS REASONABLE OR PERMIT THE FREE USE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR A CIVIC OR PUBLIC PURPOSE OR THE OPERATION OF A SCHOOL-AGE CHILD CARE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGED FIVE THROUGH FOURTEEN YEARS THAT OPERATES BEFORE OR AFTER THE SCHOOL DAY, OR BOTH, AND DURING PERIODS WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION, IF THE PROPERTY IS NOT NEEDED FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES; TO ESTABLISH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC/PRIVATE CHILD CARE COUNCIL AND PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND FUNCTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR A DAY CARE JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2730, RELATING TO CHILD DAY CARE FACILITIES, THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE, AND PRIVATE CENTERS AND HOMES, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN ENUMERATED CRIMES WHO APPLIES FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH, OR IS EMPLOYED BY, A FACILITY IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR, AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-2970, RELATING TO PENALTIES AGAINST CHURCH OR RELIGIOUS DAY CARE CENTERS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM FINE FOR VIOLATING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 20-7-2910 THROUGH 20-7-2970; TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-3090, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE CHILDREN'S CODE, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF THE FINE PROVIDED FOR IN THE SECTION; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 20-7-3095 SO AS TO MAKE IT A SEPARATE CRIMINAL OFFENSE, AND A FELONY, FOR ANY PERSON TO UNLAWFULLY COMMIT ANY OF THE OFFENSES LISTED IN CHAPTER 3, TITLE 16, (OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON), ANY CRIME LISTED IN CHAPTER 15, TITLE 16, (OFFENSES AGAINST MORALITY AND DECENCY), OR THE CRIME OF CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR CONTAINED IN SECTION 16-17-490 WHILE WITHIN A RADIUS OF ONE HUNDRED YARDS OF THE GROUNDS OF ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CHILD DAY CARE FACILITY; AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY; AND TO AMEND SECTION 16-1-10, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CRIMES CLASSIFIED AS FELONIES, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE CRIME IN SECTION 20-7-3095; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-101-340 SO AS TO ALLOCATE TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE "CUTTING EDGE: RESEARCH INVESTMENT INITIATIVE" TO THE STATE'S SENIOR PUBLIC COLLEGES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF THE NUMBER OF QUALITY PROPOSALS FOR THESE FUNDS SUBMITTED BY THE SENIOR COLLEGES DOES NOT REQUIRE THE FULL ALLOCATION, THE BALANCE OF THE ALLOCATION MUST BE DISTRIBUTED BY THE COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION TO THE STATE'S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 12-27-1320, RELATING TO GOALS OR SET-ASIDES FOR BUSINESSES OWNED AND CONTROLLED BY SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED INDIVIDUALS AND DISADVANTAGED FEMALES SO AS TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION TO PROJECTS EXCEEDING SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION FOR FIRMS, CORPORATIONS, AND INDIVIDUALS; TO AMEND SECTION 51-13-810, RELATING TO THE PATRIOT'S POINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND REVENUE BONDS SO AS TO REQUIRE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD APPROVAL PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF ANY BONDS BY THE AUTHORITY; TO ALLOW A MANUFACTURING COMPANY WHICH, DURING 1988, ACQUIRED AN EXISTING MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF LESS THAN THIRTY-NINE THOUSAND ACCORDING TO THE 1980 CENSUS TO ELECT TO MAINTAIN THE TAX BASIS FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE ACQUIRED COMPANY; TO AMEND SECTION 12-37-220, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION ALLOWED FOR NEW OR EXPANDED CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES DOES NOT APPLY TO AD VALOREM TAXES FOR SCHOOL PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND ACT 666 OF 1988, RELATING TO TAX BENEFITS FOR NEW OR EXPANDED CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE INCOME TAX CREDIT ALLOWED FOR VARIOUS EXPENSES OF ESTABLISHING OR EXPANDING A CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS MAY BE CARRIED FORWARD FOR FIFTEEN YEARS IF THE HEADQUARTERS MEETS ADDITIONAL JOB CREATION REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CREDITS FOR PROPERTY USED FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS FUNCTIONS, OR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUNCTIONS FOR CORPORATIONS MEETING THE ADDITIONAL JOB CREATION REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 9-1-1140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PAYMENTS TO ESTABLISH CREDITABLE SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE PERFORMED AFTER DECEMBER 31, 1975, MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED CREDITABLE SERVICE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 9-11-50, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CREDITABLE SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE PERFORMED AFTER DECEMBER 31, 1975, MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED CREDITABLE SERVICE; 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 NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS TO NINE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS; TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON QUALIFIES TO BE A STUDENT AT A TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOL IN THIS STATE WHICH OFFERS INSTRUCTION TOWARD A SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS THREE TRUCK DRIVER'S LICENSE IF HE HAS A CLASS THREE LEARNER'S PERMIT ISSUED BY THIS STATE OR A CLASS THREE LEARNER'S PERMIT OR ITS EQUIVALENT ISSUED BY HIS STATE OF RESIDENCE IF HE IS NOT A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPACT OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ON STATE REVENUES; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 137 TO TITLE 59 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS FOR PRESCHOOL-AGE HANDICAPPED CHILDREN; TO AMEND SECTION 59-63-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PUPILS AND AGE OF ATTENDANCE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THREE-, FOUR-, AND FIVE-YEAR-OLD HANDICAPPED CHILDREN MAY PARTICIPATE IN EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR REAUTHORIZATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-7-441 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT RETIREES OF THE VARIOUS STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND OTHER PUBLIC PENSION SYSTEMS IN THIS STATE WHO HAVE RECOVERED ALL OR A PART OF THEIR RECOVERABLE COST IN THEIR BENEFITS FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES BEFORE JANUARY 1, 1989, ARE CONSIDERED TO HAVE RECOVERED THOSE COSTS FOR PURPOSES OF THE STATE INCOME TAX AND TO PROVIDE THAT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1988, THE COST RECOVERY IS THE SAME FOR PURPOSES OF BOTH THE STATE AND FEDERAL INCOME TAX; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 40-6-45, SO AS TO PERMIT THE AUCTIONEERS' COMMISSION TO WAIVE THE EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT IN HIRING AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-6-140, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LICENSE FEES FOR AUCTIONEERS AND AUCTION FIRMS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSE FEES FOR AUCTIONEERS, APPRENTICE AUCTIONEERS, AND AUCTION FIRMS ARE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-9-30, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR BACKUP STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING AND TO AMEND SECTION 12-9-310, RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING, SO AS TO REQUIRE WITHHOLDING ON THE PROCEEDS OF SALES OF REAL PROPERTY AND TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY PAID TO NONRESIDENTS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING CHAPTER 29 TO TITLE 1 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA COUNCIL ON THE HOLOCAUST; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 59-63-765 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT IN A SCHOOL WHERE AT LEAST FORTY PERCENT OF THE ENROLLMENT RECEIVES FREE OR REDUCED PRICED LUNCHES, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY IMPLEMENT A NUTRITIONAL, WELL-BALANCED SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM IN THAT SCHOOL IF FEDERAL FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE AND IF NO ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL ARE REQUIRED; TO PROVIDE THAT FOR NONRESIDENT RETAILERS FIRST APPLYING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION BEFORE AUGUST 1, 1989, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REGISTERING TO COLLECT AND PAY THE SOUTH CAROLINA SALES TAX, THE LIABILITY FOR COLLECTING AND PAYING THE TAX BEGINS THE DATE THE APPLICATION IS FILED; TO PROVIDE THAT FROM THE FUNDS SET ASIDE PURSUANT TO SECTION 12-27-1270 OF THE 1976 CODE, THE SOUTH CAROLINA COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MAY SPEND AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN FISCAL YEAR 1989-90 TO STUDY THE COMPUTER INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS OF STATE GOVERNMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-1-1220, 9-1-1550, AS AMENDED, AND 9-1-1767 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS BY FIFTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT, TO INCREASE THE MULTIPLIER FRACTION USED IN CALCULATING SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFITS FROM ONE AND THIRTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT TO ONE AND FORTY-FIVE HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION FOR CLASS ONE MEMBERS AND FROM ONE AND SEVEN-TENTHS PERCENT TO ONE AND EIGHTY-TWO HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION FOR CLASS TWO MEMBERS, TO INCREASE THE BENEFITS PAYABLE DUE TO RETIREMENT BEFORE JULY 1, 1989, BY SEVEN PERCENT EFFECTIVE ON THAT DATE; TO AMEND SECTION 9-8-60, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR JUDGES AND SOLICITORS, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MONTHLY RETIREMENT BENEFIT; TO AMEND SECTION 9-9-60, RELATING TO THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MONTHLY RETIREMENT BENEFIT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 9-11-60, AS AMENDED, AND 9-11-300, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM, SO AS TO INCREASE THE MULTIPLIER USED IN CALCULATING SERVICE RETIREMENT MONTHLY BENEFITS OF CLASS ONE MEMBERS FROM TEN DOLLARS AND TWENTY-FIVE CENTS FOR EACH YEAR OF SERVICE TO TEN DOLLARS AND NINETY-SEVEN CENTS AND TO INCREASE THE MULTIPLIER USED IN CALCULATING MONTHLY SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF CLASS TWO MEMBERS FROM TWO PERCENT TO TWO AND FOURTEEN HUNDREDTHS PERCENT OF AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION, AND TO INCREASE THE BENEFITS PAYABLE DUE TO RETIREMENT BEFORE JULY 1, 1989, BY SEVEN PERCENT EFFECTIVE ON THAT DATE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO INTEREST OR PENALTIES MAY BE ASSESSED ON UNDERPAYMENTS OF ESTIMATED STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES DUE FOR TAXABLE YEAR 1989 OCCURRING BECAUSE OF THE DELETION OF THE STATE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION OF STATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-37-251 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN THE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 1989 IF THERE IS SUFFICIENT FISCAL YEAR 1988-89 SURPLUS REVENUE SET ASIDE TO FUND THE INCREASE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE METHOD OF DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF THE INCREASE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT ANY INCREASE PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR THE 1989 TAX YEAR APPLIES IN SUBSEQUENT TAX YEARS; TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 12-7-437 SO AS TO ALLOW A DEDUCTION FROM SOUTH CAROLINA TAXABLE INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS, PARTNERSHIPS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS EQUAL TO FOURTEEN PERCENT OF NET LONG TERM CAPITAL GAINS FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 1990, TWENTY-NINE PERCENT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING IN 1991, AND FORTY-FOUR PERCENT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING AFTER 1991, TO DEFINE NET LONG TERM CAPITAL GAIN SO AS TO ESTABLISH A HOLDING PERIOD OF TWO OR MORE YEARS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS; AND TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FROM SURPLUS.

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

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