Current Status Bill Number:
3051Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970114Primary Sponsor: KirshAll Sponsors: Kirsh, Vaughn, Stille, Simrill, Bailey, Meacham and RobinsonDrafted Document Number: PT\2732HTC.97Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Appropriation prohibited of nonrecurring revenues for recurring purpose except upon two-thirds vote of General Assembly
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970114 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee House 19961211 Prefiled, referred to Committee 30 HWMView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-142 SO AS TO PROHIBIT APPROPRIATION OF NONRECURRING REVENUES FOR A RECURRING PURPOSE EXCEPT UPON A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND TO REQUIRE SUCH AN APPROPRIATION TO IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF THE NONRECURRING REVENUE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 11-11-142. Nonrecurring revenues may not be appropriated for a recurring purpose except upon an affirmative two-thirds vote of the total membership of the House of Representatives and the Senate. A nonrecurring appropriation enacted pursuant to this section must also include a statement identifying the source of the nonrecurring revenue."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.