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3726Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990311Primary Sponsor: JenningsAll Sponsors: Jennings, Knotts, Scott, M. McLeod, Bailey, Battle, Bowers, G. Brown, Cotty, Harvin, Law, Maddox, Young-Brickell, Harris, Rhoad, BeckDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\kgh\15358htc99.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Bingo tax revenues, distribution percentages revised; Taxation, GamblingHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990421 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Beck House 19990316 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Rhoad House 19990315 Co-Sponsor added (Rule 5.2) by Rep. Harris House 19990311 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND SECTION 12-21-4200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF BINGO TAX REVENUES, SO AS TO REVISE THE DISTRIBUTION PERCENTAGES OF BINGO TAX REVENUES AND TO PROVIDE A MINIMUM ANNUAL DISTRIBUTION OF THESE REVENUES OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO THE OFFICE ON AGING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THREE AND ONE-HALF MILLION DOLLARS TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT FUND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM, WITH THE BALANCE OF THE REVENUES CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE, AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-21-4200 of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 449 of 1996, is amended to read:
"Section 12-21-4200. The first nine hundred forty-eight thousand dollars of the total revenues derived from the provisions of this article which is collected from bingo within this State must be deposited monthly in twelve equal amounts into an account in the Office of the State Treasurer
and called styled the 'Division On 'Office on Aging Senior Citizen Centers Permanent Improvement Fund'. All interest earned on monies in the Division Office on Aging Senior Citizen Centers Permanent Improvement Fund must be credited to this fund. Of the remaining revenue:
Seven and five one-hundredths Fifteen percent, but not less than one million dollars, of the annual revenue derived from the provisions of Section 12-21-4190(2) must be deposited with the State Treasurer to be credited to the account of the Division Office on Aging , Office of the Governor of the Department of Health and Human Services. This amount must be allocated to each county for distribution in home community services for the elderly as follows:
(a) One-half of the funds must be divided equally among the forty-six counties.
(b) The remaining one-half must be divided based on the percentage of the county's population age sixty and above in relation to the total state population using the latest report of the United States Bureau of the Census.
The aging service providers receiving these funds must be agencies recognized by the
Division Office on Aging of the Office of the Governor Department of Health and Human Services and the area agencies on aging.
Twenty and eight-tenths Thirty-five percent, but not less than three and one-half million dollars, of the annual revenue derived from the provisions of Section 12-21-4190(2) must be deposited by the State Treasurer in a separate fund for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism entitled the Parks and Recreation Development Fund. Interest earned by this fund must be added to it and credited to its various accounts in the same proportion that the annual allocation to each account bears to the total annual distribution to the fund. Unexpended amounts in the various fund accounts must be carried forward to succeeding fiscal years except as provided in Section 51-23-30. Fund proceeds must be distributed as provided in Chapter 23 of Title 51.
Seventy-two and fifteen one-hundredths percent of the The remaining annual revenue derived from the provisions of Section 12-21-4190(2) must be deposited with the State Treasurer and credited to the general fund."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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