Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3051Ratification Number: 182Act Number: 116Primary Sponsor: D. ElliottType of Legislation: GBSubject: Municipal improvementsDate Bill Passed both Bodies: May 28, 1991Computer Document Number: 3051Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: Jun 05, 1991Introduced Date: Jan 08, 1991Date of Last Amendment: May 15, 1991Last History Body: ------Last History Date: Jun 05, 1991Last History Type: Act No. 116Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: D. ElliottType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3051 ------ Jun 05, 1991 Act No. 116 3051 ------ Jun 05, 1991 Signed by Governor 3051 ------ May 30, 1991 Ratified R 182 3051 House May 28, 1991 Concurred in Senate amendment, enrolled for ratification 3051 Senate May 15, 1991 Amended, read third time, returned with amendment 3051 Senate May 14, 1991 Amended, read second time, ordered to third reading with notice of general amendments 3051 Senate Apr 17, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 11 3051 Senate Feb 13, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 3051 House Feb 12, 1991 Read third time, sent to Senate 3051 House Feb 07, 1991 Amended, read second time 3051 House Feb 06, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 27 with amendment 3051 House Jan 08, 1991 Introduced and read first 27 time, referred to Committee 3051 House Dec 12, 1990 Prefiled, referred to 27 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A116, R182, H3051)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 5-37-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DEFINITIONS USED IN THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1973, SO AS TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF "IMPROVEMENTS" THE WIDENING AND DREDGING OF CHANNELS, CANALS, AND WATERWAYS USED FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 5-37-90, RELATING TO THE REMOVAL, ALTERATION, OR CHANGE OF AN IMPROVEMENT AS DEFINED IN SECTION 5-37-20, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE IMPROVEMENT IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE THE SOLE AND UNRESTRICTED PROPERTY OF THE MUNICIPALITY, STATE, OR OTHER PUBLIC ENTITY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Definition of "improvements"
SECTION 1. Section 5-37-20(2) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 505 of 1988, is further amended to read:
"(2) `Improvements' include open or covered malls, parkways, parks and playgrounds, pedestrian facilities, parking facilities, parking garages, and underground parking facilities, and facade redevelopment, the widening and dredging of existing channels, canals, and waterways used specifically for recreational purposes, the relocation, construction, widening, and paving of streets, roads, and bridges, including demolition of them, underground utilities, all activities authorized by Chapter 1 of Title 31 (State Housing Law), and all things incidental to the improvements, including planning, engineering, administration, managing, promotion, marketing, and acquisition of necessary easements and land, and may include facilities for lease or use by a private person, firm, or corporation. However, improvements as defined in this chapter must comply with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing these activities."
Use of improvements
SECTION 2. Section 5-37-90 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 5-37-90. The improvements as defined in Section 5-37-20 are the property of the municipality, State, or other public entity and may at any time be removed, altered, changed, or added to, as the governing body may in its discretion determine; provided, that during the continuance or maintenance of the improvements, the special assessments on property therein may be utilized for the preservation, operation, and maintenance of the improvements and facilities provided in the improvement plan, and for the management and operation of the improvement district as provided in the improvement plan, and for payment of indebtedness incurred therefor."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 5th day of June, 1991.