Current Status Bill Number:
177Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: RoseAll Sponsors: RoseDrafted Document Number: JIC\5090HTC.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMDate of Last Amendment: 19950427Subject: Revenues of tax levy by legislature
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950502 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Senate 19950427 Amended, read third time, sent to House Senate 19950223 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 19950222 Committee report: Favorable 06 SF 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.
April 27, 1995
S. Printed 4/27/95--S.
Read the first time January 10, 1995.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-450 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REVENUES OF ANY TAX, FEE, OR CHARGE LEVIED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MUST BE USED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH THE PROCEEDS OF THE TAX, FEE, OR CHARGE WERE TO BE APPLIED AT THE TIME OF ENACTMENT EXCEPT UPON AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF TWO-THIRDS OF THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chaper 11, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-11-450. The General Assembly may not appropriate revenues collected or accrued from the levy of any tax, fee, or charge for any purpose other than the purpose to which the proceeds were to be applied at the time the tax, fee, or charge was enacted except upon an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the total membership of each house."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.