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A208, R241, S1077
Sponsors: Senators Rankin, Hutto and McConnell
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Introduced in the Senate on February 6, 2008
Introduced in the House on April 9, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on April 17, 2008
Governor's Action: May 13, 2008, Signed
Summary: Educational broadband service spectrum
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/6/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-14 2/6/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-14 2/11/2008 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Ford, Scott, Campbell SJ-14 3/5/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-14 4/2/2008 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted SJ-17 4/2/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-17 4/8/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-10 4/9/2008 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-7 4/15/2008 House Debate adjourned until Wednesday, April 16, 2008 HJ-36 4/16/2008 House Read second time HJ-19 4/17/2008 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-32 5/8/2008 Ratified R 241 5/13/2008 Signed By Governor 5/19/2008 Copies available 5/19/2008 Effective date 05/13/08 5/20/2008 Act No. 208
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(A208, R241, S1077)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-40, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO EXEMPT LICENSES GRANTED BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE THAT AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE EDUCATIONAL BROADBAND SERVICE SPECTRUM FROM THE PROCUREMENT CODE AND TO PROVIDE THAT LEASE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE RESPECTIVE COLLEGES AND THIRD PARTIES MAY NOT INCLUDE PRICING REQUIREMENTS AND MUST RESULT IN THE RECEIPT OF THE MARKET RATE FOR THE SPECTRUM CAPACITY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Greenville Technical College and Trident Technical College licenses exempted from Procurement Code
SECTION 1. Section 11-35-40 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 110 of 2007, is further amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:
"( ) The licenses granted by the Federal Communications Commission to Greenville Technical College and Trident Technical College authorizing the use of the band of the Educational Broadband Service spectrum are exempt from the requirements of this code. If Greenville Technical College and Trident Technical College enter into contracts with third parties to lease their spectrum capacity, Greenville Technical College and Trident Technical College must not impose any pricing requirements on those third parties. Any lease agreements with third parties must be designed so that Greenville Technical College and Trident Technical College receive the market rate for the spectrum capacity."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2008.
Approved the 13th day of May, 2008.
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