Current Status Bill Number:
49Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: PassailaigueAll Sponsors: Passailaigue, RoseDrafted Document Number: RES9451.ELPResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Transportation Committee 15 STSubject: Private Firms Greater Use Highway Study Committee
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19950110 Introduced, referred to Committee 15 ST Senate 19940919 Prefiled, referred to Committee 15 STView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR A GREATER USE OF PRIVATE FIRMS IN THE DELIVERY OF STATE SERVICES RELATING TO THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, FINANCING, OWNERSHIP, AND MAINTENANCE OF HIGHWAYS, ROADS, STREETS, CAUSEWAYS, BRIDGES, AND OTHER PUBLIC WAYS IN THIS STATE AND TO STUDY A PLAN FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE GRACE MEMORIAL AND SILAS M. PEARMAN BRIDGES IN CHARLESTON.
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That there is created a committee to study the opportunities for a greater use of private firms in the delivery of state services relating to the design, construction, financing, ownership, and maintenance of highways, roads, streets, causeways, bridges, and other public ways in this State. The study must include, but is not limited to, consideration of a plan and recommendation for the replacement of the Grace Memorial and Silas M. Pearman Bridges in Charleston.
The committee is composed of:
(1) the chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, or his designee;
(2) the chairman of the House Education and Public Works Committee, or his designee;
(3) the Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Public Transportation, or his designee;
(4) the chairman of the State Reorganization Commission, or his designee;
(5) a member appointed by the Governor based upon the recommendations of the Policy Committee of the Charleston Area Transportation Commission.
The committee shall elect one of its members as chairman and other officers as necessary. The committee shall meet as often as necessary for the discharge of its business before making its report to the General Assembly.
The members of the committee shall not receive per diem, subsistence, or reimbursement for mileage. The committee shall use the existing staff of the various entities from which the membership of the committee is comprised.
The committee shall report its findings to the General Assembly one year after the adoption of this resolution at which time the committee is dissolved.