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Bill Number: 1143 Ratification Number: 365 Act Number 697 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Joint resolution to create the Accommodations Tax Ad Hoc Committee
(A697, R365, S1143)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CREATE THE ACCOMMODATIONS TAX AD HOC COMMITTEE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. There is established an Accommodations Tax Ad Hoc Committee composed of the Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Tourism and Trade, the Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Cultural Affairs, the Chairman of the Tax Study Commission or his designee, the Chairman of the State Reorganization Commission or his designee, and one member each appointed by the South Carolina Association of Counties, Municipal Association of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Hotel and Motel Association.
Members to receive per diem, etc.
SECTION 2. The members of the board shall receive per diem, mileage, and subsistence as provided by law for members of state boards, commissions, and committees. The amount of these expenditures must be withheld by the South Carolina Tax Commission from the proceeds of the accommodations tax and paid from it.
Responsibility of committee
SECTION 3. The Ad Hoc Committee shall study the distribution of all monies disbursed under the provisions of Article 6, Chapter 35, Title 12 of the 1976 Code. The committee shall present a final report to the General Assembly no later than fifteen months following the effective date of this resolution. Upon presentation of the final report, the committee is dissolved.
SECTION 4. Staff research and analysis must be provided by the State Reorganization Commission.
SECTION 5. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.