South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
Sponsors: Reps. Long and Burns
Document Path: LC-0130WAB23.docx
Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|12/8/2022||House||Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs|
|1/10/2023||House||Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 188)|
|1/10/2023||House||Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 188)|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 6-27-60 so as to PROVIDE A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOUND TO HAVE VIOLATED STATE LAW FORFEITS ITS NEXT FOUR QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND, AND THE STATE TREASURER MAY NOT MAKE DISTRIBUTIONS FROM THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUND TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DURING THIS PERIOD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 27, Title 6 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:
Section 6-27-60. A local government found by a court of competent jurisdiction to have violated any state law in a given fiscal year forfeits its next four quarterly distributions from the Local Government Fund that it otherwise would receive, and, notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6-27-40, the State Treasurer may not make distributions from the Local Government Fund to the local government during this period.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor.
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