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SenateBill Number: 1337Primary Sponsor: StilwellCommittee Number: 05Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Public officials, contracts, ethic provisionsResiding Body: SenateComputer Document Number: 436/12174.DWIntroduced Date: Feb 27, 1992Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Mar 18, 1992Last History Type: Committed to Committee, retaining its place on the CalendarScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: StilwellType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 1337 Senate Mar 18, 1992 Committed to Committee, 05 retaining its place on the Calendar 1337 Senate Mar 18, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 11 1337 Senate Feb 27, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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March 18, 1992
S. Printed 3/19/92--S.
Read the first time February 27, 1992.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 1337), to amend Section 8-13-775, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the prohibition of a public official, public member, or public employee from having an economic interest, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
SAM STILWELL, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 8-13-775, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL, PUBLIC MEMBER, OR PUBLIC EMPLOYEE FROM HAVING AN ECONOMIC INTEREST IN A CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IF THE PERSON IS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM AN OFFICIAL FUNCTION RELATING TO THE CONTRACT, SO AS TO MAKE THE SECTION APPLICABLE TO A PERSON WHO PERFORMS THE OFFICIAL FUNCTION RATHER THAN TO ONE WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM THE FUNCTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 8-13-775 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 248 of 1991, is further amended to read:
"Section 8-13-775. A public official, public member, or public employee may not have an economic interest in a contract with the State or its political subdivisions if the public official, public member, or public employee is authorized to perform performs an official function relating to the contract. Official function means writing or preparing the contract specifications, acceptance of bids, award of the contract, or other action on the preparation or award of such contract. This section is not intended to infringe on or prohibit public employment contracts with this State or a political subdivision of this State."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.