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A368, R390, H4773
Sponsors: Reps. W.D. Smith, Walker, Talley, Mahaffey, Moss, Anthony, Kelly, Littlejohn, Mitchell and Phillips
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gjk\20559sd08.doc
Companion/Similar bill(s): 1216
Introduced in the House on February 27, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on April 23, 2008
Last Amended on April 22, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on June 3, 2008
Governor's Action: June 11, 2008, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Employment Security Commission
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/27/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-48 2/27/2008 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-49 4/17/2008 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means HJ-20 4/22/2008 House Amended HJ-79 4/22/2008 House Read second time HJ-80 4/23/2008 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-10 4/23/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7 4/23/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-7 5/28/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance SJ-17 5/29/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-41 6/3/2008 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-21 6/5/2008 Ratified R 390 6/11/2008 Vetoed by Governor 6/25/2008 House Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-105 Nays-0 6/25/2008 Senate Veto overridden Yeas-43 Nays-0 6/30/2008 Copies available 6/30/2008 Effective date 06/25/08 8/6/2008 Act No. 368
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(A368, R390, H4773)
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION TO EXPEND UP TO EIGHT MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE STATE UNDER SECTION 903 OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT, AS AMENDED, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ERECTING AND FURNISHING A BUILDING FOR USE BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY, FOR FURNISHINGS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR THE GAFFNEY AND UNION WORKFORCE CENTERS, EXPANDING THE LANCASTER WORKFORCE CENTER, IMPROVING THE SENECA WORKFORCE CENTER PARKING LOT, ASSISTING IN THE ERECTION AND FURNISHING OF A BUILDING FOR USE BY THE COMMISSION IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, AUTOMATING THE TRADE READJUSTMENT ALLOWANCES PAYMENT SYSTEM, DEVELOPING AN AUTOMATED DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PAYMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING COMPUTER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS, AND PROVIDING ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDING FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Use of funds
SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated out of funds made available to the State under Section 903 of the United States Social Security Act, as amended, the sum of eight million six hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used, under the direction of the Employment Security Commission for the purpose of erecting and furnishing a building for the use of the Employment Security Commission in Spartanburg County and for such improvements, paving, fixed equipment, and landscaping as may be required for its use and operation; for furnishings and information technology upgrades for the Gaffney and Union Workforce Centers; expanding the Lancaster Workforce Center; improving the Seneca Workforce Center parking lot; assisting in the erection and furnishing of a building for use by the Employment Security Commission in Dorchester County; developing automated payment systems for the Trade Readjustment Allowances program and for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program; providing computer and information technology upgrades for the employment and training and the administrative divisions; and providing administrative funding for the unemployment compensation program to replace cuts in federal funding.
SECTION 2. No part of the money hereby appropriated may be obligated after the expiration of the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this joint resolution.
SECTION 3. The amount obligated pursuant to this joint resolution shall not exceed at any time the amount by which (a) the aggregate of the amounts transferred to the accounts of the State pursuant to Section 903 of the Social Security Act exceeds (b) the aggregate of the amounts obligated for administration and paid out for administration and for benefits and required by law to be charged against the amounts transferred to the account of this State.
SECTION 4. This joint resolution takes effect upon the approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2008.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/11/08.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/25/08.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/25/08.
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