South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3414

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Stavrinakis
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11112dg19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means

Summary: Budget

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 231)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 
                        (House Journal-page 231)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 11-11-85 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A ZERO BASE BUDGET PROCESS BEGINNING WITH FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021.

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 11-11-85.    (A)    The House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee shall implement a zero base budget process, beginning with the annual general appropriations act for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. The schedule for a zero base budget process must be organized by the following agency functional areas for all of state government:

(1)    Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Group I: human service, health care, and social service agencies;

(2)    Fiscal Year 2021-2022, Group II: correctional, criminal justice, public safety, and natural resource agencies;

(3)    Fiscal Year 2022-2023, Group III: executive, regulatory, judicial, quasijudicial agencies and boards, and other agencies determined by the committees not to fall in the first two categories;

(4)    Fiscal Year 2023-2024, Group IV: education functions of government including, but not limited to, public education and higher education.

(B)    The process for each group must be maintained on a four-year rotating basis."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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