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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Rep. G.M. Smith
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the Senate on January 19, 2021
Last Amended on January 14, 2021
Passed by the General Assembly on January 22, 2021
Governor's Action: January 29, 2021, Signed
Summary: Transfer of funds to SC Retiree Health Insurance Trust Fund
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/16/2020 House Prefiled 12/16/2020 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means 1/12/2021 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 207) 1/12/2021 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 207) 1/13/2021 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means (House Journal-page 2) 1/14/2021 House Amended (House Journal-page 568) 1/14/2021 House Read second time (House Journal-page 568) 1/14/2021 House Roll call Yeas-93 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 568) 1/15/2021 Scrivener's error corrected 1/15/2021 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 1) 1/19/2021 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 1) 1/19/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 1) 1/19/2021 Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance (Senate Journal-page 1) 1/21/2021 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 9) 1/21/2021 Senate Roll call Ayes-34 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 9) 1/21/2021 Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (Senate Journal-page 9) 1/22/2021 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 1) 1/27/2021 Ratified R 1 1/29/2021 Signed By Governor 2/3/2021 Effective date 01/29/21
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND SECTION 1-11-705(I)(2) OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 RELATING TO A TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Suspension of transfer from Employee Insurance Program
SECTION 1. (A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that in light of the uncertainty regarding the expenses that may be incurred by the state's employee health insurance program as a result of the public health emergency associated with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the provisions of Section 1-11-705(I)(2) of the 1976 Code are suspended for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
(B) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during Fiscal Year 2020-2021, funds that would otherwise have been transferred to the South Carolina Retiree Health Insurance Trust Fund from the operating account for the state's employee health insurance program pursuant to Section 1-11-705(I)(2) may remain in the operating account for the state's employee health insurance program.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of January, 2021.
Approved the 29th day of January, 2021. -- S.
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