Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 1372Primary Sponsor: J. Verne SmithCommittee Number: 30Type of Legislation: JRSubject: State House Renovation ProjectResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and MeansComputer Document Number: 1372Introduced Date: 19940419Date of Last Amendment: 19940421Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940426Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: J. Verne Smith Drummond Peeler McGill O'Dell PattersonType of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1372 House 19940426 Introduced, read first time, 30 referred to Committee 1372 Senate 19940421 Amended, read third time, sent to House 1372 Senate 19940420 Read second time, notice of general amendments 1372 Senate 19940419 Unanimous consent for second reading, with notice of general amendments, on Wednesday, April 20, 1994 1372 Senate 19940419 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
AS PASSED BY THE SENATE
April 21, 1994
Introduced by SENATORS J. Verne Smith, Drummond, Peeler, McGill, O'Dell and Patterson
S. Printed 4/21/94--S.
Read the first time April 19, 1994.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF GENERAL SERVICES OF THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO BORROW UP TO THIRTY-EIGHT MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM THE STATE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND DURING THE PERIOD BEGINNING JULY 1, 1994, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1995, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THREE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THIS AUTHORIZATION MAY BE USED FOR THE EXCLUSIVE PURPOSE OF INITIATING THE STATE HOUSE RENOVATION PROJECT INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING FEES AND THOSE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSITION OF STATE HOUSE OCCUPANTS TO, LOCATION OF, AND RENOVATION OF AN ALTERNATE LOCATION AND TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS BORROWED BY GENERAL SERVICES FOR THIS PURPOSE SHALL BE REPAID WITH INTEREST DIRECTLY TO THE INSURANCE RESERVE FUND AS SOON AS MONIES ARE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH A REGULAR OR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) The borrowing authority and limitation of thirty-five million dollars set forth in Section 1-1-1020 of the 1976 Code, as amended, is increased to thirty-eight million two hundred thousand dollars during the period beginning July 1, 1994, and ending December 31, 1995. The three million two hundred thousand dollar increase in borrowing authority is to be used exclusively for initiating the State House Renovation Project which shall include, but not be limited to, payment of architectural and engineering fees and the costs associated with the transition of State House occupants to, location of, and renovation of an alternate location. All funds borrowed under this authorization must be repaid, with interest, in a lump-sum payment as soon as monies are made available through a regular or supplemental appropriation authorization.
(B) Upon completion of the State House Renovation Project, notwithstanding any provision of law or contract to the contrary, no funds may be expended for alterations and renovations involving ornamental or decorative aspects of the interior or exterior of the State House except to remove and/or store and return such items to the location which was established prior to the commencement of the renovation project. Except for interior finishes such as fabrics and wallcoverings which are under the jurisdiction of the State House Committee, any additions or changes in the placement of ornamental or decorative items shall be effectuated only by concurrent resolution. No provision of law or contract shall alter or limit the exclusive authority of the House of Representatives or Senate over its respective Chambers and antechambers, assigned office space, and hallways during all phases of the State House Renovation Project through to its completion. For purposes of this subsection, alterations or renovations involving ornamental or decorative aspects of the State House include, but are not limited to, the placement of portraits, statues and other displays of a commemorative nature.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.