Current Status Bill Number:
171Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: RoseAll Sponsors: Rose, LeventisDrafted Document Number: JIC\5083HTC.95Residing Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Finance Committee 06 SFSubject: Public funds defined
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950110 Introduced, read first time, 06 SF referred to Committee Senate 19941017 Prefiled, referred to Committee 06 SFView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-1-90 SO AS TO PROHIBIT THE DIRECT OR INDIRECT USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO PROMOTE, ADVERTISE, OR LOBBY FOR A TAX INCREASE AND TO DEFINE "PUBLIC FUNDS".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 1, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-1-90. Public funds may not be used directly or indirectly to promote, advertise, or lobby for a tax increase. For purposes of this section, public funds are funds from whatever source derived of the state, a county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision of the state."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.