Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3125Primary Sponsor: HarvinCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: GBSubject: State produced productsResiding Body: SenateComputer Document Number: 3125Introduced Date: Jan 08, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Feb 05, 1991Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Harvin Rama WilkesType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3125 Senate Feb 05, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 3125 House Jan 31, 1991 Read third time, sent to Senate 3125 House Jan 30, 1991 Read second time 3125 House Jan 23, 1991 Committee Report: Favorable 25 3125 House Jan 08, 1991 Introduced and read first 25 time, referred to Committee 3125 House Dec 27, 1990 Prefiled, referred to 25 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
January 23, 1991
S. Printed 1/23/91--H.
Read the first time January 8, 1991.
To whom was referred a Bill (H. 3125), to amend Section 11-35-710, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to exemptions from purchasing procedures under the procurement code, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
DAVID H. WILKINS, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-710, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM PURCHASING PROCEDURES UNDER THE PROCUREMENT CODE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT GOVERNMENTAL BODIES EXEMPTED FROM THE PURCHASING PROCEDURES SHALL PURCHASE SOUTH CAROLINA PRODUCED AND PROCESSED PRODUCTS WHENEVER FEASIBLE AND IF THEY CHOOSE TO USE BIDDING PROCEDURES GOVERNED BY THE PROCUREMENT CODE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 11-35-1520(9) APPLY IF THERE ARE TIE BIDS OR BIDS BY SOUTH CAROLINA VENDORS WHICH ARE WITHIN PERCENTAGES OF THE HIGH BID.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 11-35-710 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"Exempt governmental bodies shall purchase products produced and processed in South Carolina whenever feasible. If the governmental body opts to make purchases by competitive sealed bidding, the provisions of Section 11-35-1520(9) apply."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.