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Bill Number: 93 Ratification Number: 198 Act Number 130 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Subarticle 9; reporting of furniture and certain purchases
(A130, R198, S93)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SUBARTICLE 9, ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 35, TO TITLE 11, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REPORTING OF FURNITURE AND CERTAIN PURCHASES BY A GOVERNMENTAL BODY.
Reporting of furniture and certain purchases
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 35, Title 11 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Reporting of Furniture
and Certain Purchases
Section 11-35-450. (A) The purchase of furniture, floor coverings, wall coverings, or any other decorative or ornamental item by a governmental body for at least one of the following uses must be reported to the governing board, commission, or council of the respective governmental body, when the cost of the furniture, covering, or item exceeds five hundred dollars, before the purchase:
(1) in an office or adjoining reception area utilized by an agency director or assistant agency director;
(2) in a board room or a conference room used as a board room.
(B) The reports required in subsection (A) must include the item to be purchased and its price. Upon receiving the reports, the governing board, commission, or council of the respective governmental body formally shall approve or disapprove the purchase."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.